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Subject:  Re: Gun confiscation or cancer? Which to fear mo Date:  1/10/2013  3:59 PM
Author:  1poorguy Number:  1852212 of 1957186

It appears Obama is going to do just about everything the NRA warned us he would do.

Oh no, he's coming for our guns!!

B.S.

A more rational (and recent) article:

http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/09/politics/gun-control-battle/

"We haven't decided what this is yet, but we're compiling it all with the help of the attorney general and all the rest of the Cabinet members."

If he was going to confiscate them, as I've heard some folks assert, he'd just do it. He wouldn't have these conferences with his cabinet and the Attorney General. What is most likely is some form of reinstatement of the assault weapons ban, which honestly probably won't help much (e.g. the Virginia Tech shooter didn't use an assault weapon, he had a pistol with several extra magazines). If he went much further he'd end up with a Constitutional legal challenge (he may anyway) that he likely would not win with the present SCOTUS.

So remain calm. Neither you nor my mother are in danger of losing your firearms.
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