Today the oathbreakers and Domestic Enemies of the U.S. Constitution passed a law that deprives it’s citizens of their Constitutionally protected right to bear arms without due process. The new law has a confiscation provision. This is certainly the new trend in legislation being passed by the gun grabbers.
Lawmakers in Connecticut have just passed legislation that will allow for law enforcement to enact gun confiscation against individuals who are accused of domestic abuse.
Notice the word “accused” and not “convicted” in that sentence.
Scary times for liberty, folks.
Under the legislation, suspects would have 24 hours after being accused to surrender all firearms.
After nearly three hours of debate, the bill was approved with a 23-13 amid failed attempted by Republicans to amend the bill.
The Connecticut Post explains the intention behind the legislation:
The goal is to protect women from the increased lethality at a critical point in a relationship: when they are trying to leave their abusers. About 14 domestic homicides occur annually in CONNECTICUT, half of which are caused by guns.
While 5,000 temporary restraining orders are issued annually, about half result in permanent orders. The bill, which was approved last week in the House, would require court hearings within seven days and if judges decide against extending the orders, weapons would be returned within five days later. Currently, court hearings are held 14 days later.
Though there was some opposition to the bill due to gun rights concerns, the Post reports “there was little evidence of gun-rights activists in the Capitol on Monday.”
“I do believe we have to honor the Constitution, we have to honor the Second Amendment and we have to honor the rights of individuals,” Republican Sen. Rob Kane said.
You know, I was always under the impression that punishment didn’t come until after the crime and that folks were innocent until proven guilty. Why the need for gun confiscation?
I guess those are old fashioned notions that our oh-so-wonderful progressive society has moved well beyond.
This legislation will most certainly be abused by the powers that be and there’s little doubt in my mind that many guns will be confiscated due to false accusations.
We all are for protecting folks from domestic abuse. However, violating the rights of Americans guaranteed under the Constitution is not the way to go about it.
This is how rights are lost little by little. The gun grabbers are depriving veterans and the elderly of their 2nd Amendment rights without due process as well. Why? What other Constitutionally protected rights is the government able to strip you of without due process? The vast majority of gun deaths in the USA are gang related. Why isn’t the government focusing their efforts there?
Government is the leading cause of death in the 20th century. There is a far greater risk that the government will kill you than you are to die in a domestic disturbance. Why does the government want to disarm you why does the government want to confiscate weapons suddenly?