Gun control through liability insurance?
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:18
- Date Feb 20, 2013
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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And gun owners under fire again -- democratic lawmaker here in New York State proposing legislation that would force any owner of all legal firearm.
To buy a one million dollar insurance liability policy.
He's a proposal taking aim at our wallets and their Second Amendment Rights Peter Johnson junior said -- good morning.
This is a band.
On firearms absolutely -- Insurance.
Effectively outlawed and for most Americans the ability to own a firearm.
Looking to do -- New York State looking to do in California.
Other states around the coast.
Mostly East Coast make it functionally impossible to own.
A fire how much would it cost under this -- -- -- evidently -- 15102000.
Dollars a year just to protect themselves well we will have in this country if this thing passes.
In new York and other states.
A means test.
For the exercise.
Of a constitutional.
Privilege so -- right into a privilege.
Will now be a target for criminals in this way.
Will -- criminals say.
Alone he had a gun.
Even if I don't get his property even if I don't -- him.
If he insults me with that firearm then I will collect -- million dollar lottery from this guy or gal who was trying to defend himself.
This is an effort to deter the ownership through -- firearms to call -- anything else is a joke you know.
If it were to pass and it won't this year it's one million it five years it's ten million and then nobody has -- here's what the assemblyman Felix Cortez says.
This bill is designed to encourage responsible ownership of firearms and to reduce accidental shootings additionally insurance policy will provide innocent victims of fire -- Incidents compensation for the medical care.
For their injuries and recovers Iliescu that's.
You've got to have insurance to drive a car right is that applicable here now.
-- driving a car.
Is a privilege it is not a constitutional.
Right insurance companies will not be selling these policies.
Nor this this this prohibition this indications policy that.
It will also cover intentional acts there are no insurance policies in America answer today that cover intentional.
And -- -- a spectrum of harm.
On all sides causing harm to innocent victims of gun violence and to gun.
Owners it's bad for everyone increases violence and it deters the ability for lawful firearms owners to own those firearms.
Of your income.
To own a firearm to protect yourself and your family with a shotgun that Vice President Biden was talking about.
It is incomprehensible because ultimately the insurance to protect ourselves.
Is that shot and ultimately they will look to the federal government to do what the private insurers won't do and we'll be paying for that -- would paying.
To limit our own constitutional rights Peter Johnson junior thank you for bringing this story times -- it's averages.