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Old 01-24-2013, 07:57 AM  
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A majority of Americans are extremist gun-grabbers who hate freedom.

So says WaPo/ABC poll:

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Overall, 53 percent of the public carries a favorable impression of Obama’s proposals while 41 percent are opposed.

While the poll represents a first reaction to the president’s plan, views on it are surprisingly hardened already. Almost seven in 10 give the plan “strongly” favorable (38 percent) or strongly unfavorable ratings (31 percent).

And, partisans have closed ranks. Fully 76 percent of Democrats rate Obama’s proposals favorably, while nearly as many Republicans say the opposite (72 percent). Independents tilt positively toward the newly announced restrictions: 51 percent favorable and 44 percent unfavorable.

By contrast, a separate Post-ABC poll conducted before Obama’s announcement found Republicans overwhelmingly supporting — or no worse than evenly divided — on four central Obama proposals. Nearly nine in 10 Republicans in that survey supported requiring background checks at gun shows, 65 percent supported adding armed guards in schools and 59 percent supported a ban on high-capacity clips. Republicans’ least-liked current proposal — banning assault weapons — was opposed by a modest 51 to 45 percent margin.

One potential reason for Republicans’ rejection of the new proposals is principle. Obama unveiled a broad slate of new gun restrictions, and the vast majority of Republicans oppose stricter gun control laws (in general), according to a December Post-ABC poll. While polls found Republicans are open to specific gun control measures, they may be less open to a comprehensive approach.

Another possibility? It’s Obama.

Republicans’ sharp negative reaction to Obama’s gun control proposals symbolizes a paradox of presidential leadership in a hyper-partisan era.
And so says a particularly striking Gallup poll:

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Given the chance to vote 'for' or 'against' each of nine key proposals included in President Obama's plan to reduce gun violence, Americans back all nine.
This is what you guys were saying all through the healthcare debate, right? That Obama was trying to impose something that Americans didn't want?

Well he is riding a wave of public opinion, now, if he wasn't already on this subject.

It's become a winner.







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Old 05-30-2015, 10:11 PM   #91
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My guns are to keep me safe from Global warming & climate change.
Welp, with Barry seemingly thinking this will be one of the top priorities for our ARMED forces, I guess it makes sense for everybody to buy weapons and lock and load.
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Old 05-30-2015, 10:12 PM   #92
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How come no one ever asks would you be in favor of increasing your taxes to pay for x. People are very very liberal minded as long as they don't have to do anything or help pay for it.
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Old 05-31-2015, 02:17 PM   #93
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one last FU to the 2nd amendment being proposed.
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By Tim Devaney - 05/30/15 03:10 PM EDT

The Justice Department plans move forward this year with more than a dozen new gun-related regulations, according to list of rules the agency has proposed to enact before the end of the Obama administration.

The regulations range from new restrictions on high-powered pistols to gun storage requirements. Chief among them is a renewed effort to keep guns out of the hands of people who are mentally unstable or have been convicted of domestic abuse.
What is the Obama DOJ's definition of "high-powered pistols?" Are they referring to caliber, or are they talking about any semi-auto pistol as "high-powered?" If I had to guess, I'd say the latter. We all know the Obama administration HATES any semi-auto gun.

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The ATF should of been liquidated after Waco.

Looking forward to the Supremes smacking this down as it seems that they are actually almost reading the 2nd.
True. Or maybe they should've been shit-canned after illegally running guns to Mexico in Operation Fast and Furious. Not to mention their recent attempt to ban M855 ammunition a few months ago. Bunch of worthless ****s.
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Old 05-31-2015, 02:35 PM   #94
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We all know the Obama administration HATES any semi-auto gun.
We do? Fiery rhetoric aside, Obama has actually introduced very little in the way of gun control measures as far as I know. I think the laws are actually relaxed since he took office.
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Old 05-31-2015, 04:25 PM   #95
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We do? Fiery rhetoric aside, Obama has actually introduced very little in the way of gun control measures as far as I know. I think the laws are actually relaxed since he took office.
Not by his choice. DC has one value it exposes the most useless people on the planet. Direckshun and Prison Bitch two people who would improve the world by meeting and performing a murder suicide~
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Old 05-31-2015, 04:55 PM   #96
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We do? Fiery rhetoric aside, Obama has actually introduced very little in the way of gun control measures as far as I know. I think the laws are actually relaxed since he took office.
Obama is a far left leaning populist. His core is far left but he won't do anything that is so far outside the trending opinions that he'd get called out for it. Gun rights have pretty solid popularity right now.
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Old 05-31-2015, 07:12 PM   #97
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There is push back against Obama, and the Democrats in general, because they use ignorant fear tactics when they talk about gun control. Go through the charts you posted and look at the points where R's strongly disagree with D's.
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