Senate committee approves assault weapons ban
Measure passes along party lines after heated debate
- Duration 6:36
- Date Mar 14, 2013
Measure passes along party lines after heated debate
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-- -- -- marches on with its plan to take away your Second Amendment Rights.
And unfortunately -- one step closer earlier today the Senate Judiciary Committee passed a controversial ban on assault weapons.
And not surprisingly the measure passed along party lines and the discussion about the band got very heated at times.
-- and even erupted into a fierce exchange between Texas senator Ted Cruz and the bill's sponsor.
California senator Dianne Feinstein.
Now watch what happened when crews challenge the constitutionality.
Of the -- Which she think that the fourth amendment's protection against such searches and seizures.
Could properly apply only to the following specified individuals.
And not to the individuals.
That congress is deemed.
Outside the protection of the bill which I'm not a sixth greater.
Senator I've been on this committee for twenty years it's fine you want to lecture me on the constitution.
I appreciate it just know I've been here for a long time.
I've passed on a number of bills I study the constitution myself I'm reasonably well educated.
And I thank you for the lecture incidentally.
This does not prohibit.
You used the word prohibit it exempts.
Is has had enough for the people in the United States nobody doubts.
Her sincerity -- her passion.
And yet at the same time I would note that she chose not to answer the question that I passed which it is.
In her judgment would it be consistent with the constitution for congress to specify which books are permitted in which books are not an -- to use this -- answer is obvious.
-- joining me now someone who's been very outspoken about the -- -- grab author columnist Coulter -- I -- I need to say and everybody knows who you.
You know I actually I felt like I was listening to cruise.
I know I goes listen -- -- Supreme Court argument -- -- -- I -- the First Amendment does that mean that you gonna ban some books on other books would you how do you justify it.
The Fourth Amendment search and seizure -- but he made a really good case and she -- fist.
Yeah hi Andy asked some very important questions and Dianne Feinstein like.
Or other I am woman hear me roar -- Democratic female -- it will Hillary Clinton as soon as they get a question they don't like they start crying.
Well that's that's -- benefits fantastic.
I would like to see how that would go over and -- law school class when a professor asks you to distinguish cases.
I have been very educated and I'm offended by the question and spend half my life on here in the constitution on college can't readiness -- -- with that or if co way adds up the -- crying to me and stamping their feet and telling me they're offended -- it's getting harder for me to tell them now that's not an answer.
Now the US senators are using out as an answer on what Dianne Feinstein eventually got to.
-- and was preposterous she said -- -- the First Amendment.
-- said well we ban on child pornography.
But -- -- answer proves the absurd -- what is happening the First Amendment protects speech it does not protect photographs it certainly does not.
Protect photographs of genitals if we interpreted the Second Amendment protects arms the way we interpreted the First Amendment you would have a right to your own personal nuclear weapon.
That's how -- it extreme it -- and I would add that in fact the First Amendment.
Does protect virtual child pornography it's certainly protects writing about child pornography.
And for -- say well don't worry we're not banning these other -- They probably just stay on the New York Times because we still -- daily news New York house -- point and that's what crews are getting to I'll -- outsiders -- but which was I thought very.
Very -- -- absolutely -- -- an appropriate hidden annual personnel he said I'm offended I'm offended inside so I used to think women just shouldn't be able to vote now I think at least liberal women should not be able to hold office and -- woman I do not mean to limit that to the biological sense that is not an answer I'm offended by less than McChrystal you don't frustrates me.
Nobody knows about these weapons I have been trained to use of firearms since I am eleven I know I've shot most of them.
And the point is.
You know Joseph Biden is lecturing while just fire a shot -- throw -- -- or not knowing what's on the other side Iraq which is stupid.
Secondly a lot of shotguns have a big kick back that would probably send you flying right on your backside Jorge -- fifteen would not do that.
Meaning different guns for different things.
But didn't I mean you remind me of this I keep hearing them say we deserved to at least have a discussion we -- -- have a discussion every time you try to have a discussion with them.
They become hysterical they cry and they want to show pictures of dead children as if our position is so we don't mind a few dead -- know our position he has concealed carry it would have stopped being slaughters and we have the statistics in the studies to back it up some ails us.
-- about last night on TV I think is very important to clarify this nonsense idea by people who do know absolutely nothing about -- -- nothing about criminology.
That a gun in the home was more likely to be US cannot offer through again point want and I happened to some of this before that is 100% suicides.
It ends there is no greater higher rate of suicide -- with the gone are without a -- on Heatley is poison or million other things.
But the idea of any criminal would be wrestling -- gone away from the homeowner is preposterous that happens.
Even attempts where the homeowner gets shot by the home -- it happens -- -- -- why.
Percent of the cases they have done extensive interviews with prisoners they say they do not go into homes they think -- -- -- gone.
-- a lot -- someone I think people -- -- -- if they see a homeowner with a gone.
They were on it is only in Hollywood movies that the terminal C and on you for your other houses to break into -- rape women right.
You're going to see pack we -- part -- -- show highlights a little bit.
Yet rubio he got.
Rand Paul yet Ted Cruz who we just saw you got Mike Lee we got a new emerge and of course you Iraq -- what how how you're gonna bring us the big highlights that's avenue listening to get ready to replay it out on Monday.
So but the point is.
We've got an emerging energetic we -- new blood I'm energized by I think this is really help in the party and the media hates all of them.
I think that's all I mean that's a good sign that we have learned how to do their job.
-- I only hit about a third of them.
None of the ones you mentioned I'm speaking right before crews who is -- -- -- in an Alley speaker on Saturday.
-- contingent isn't.
No I'm not very good introduction I'm much better at making fun of liberals yet know by the way if you haven't seen and speak you do you are funny and you've -- -- -- couldn't.
There is no with the you do great.
Good to see it thank you and -- it.