Is America's appetite for gun control fading?
Poll: Public support drops for universal background checks, banning assault weapons and arming schools
Apr 2, 2013
Poll: Public support drops for universal background checks, banning assault weapons and arming schools
Apr 2, 2013
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Gun debate is dominating the news today in Connecticut lawmakers agree to this strictest gun laws in America.
In Georgia a small -- passes a law.
That requires all homes that have a gun and in Washington DN RA rolled -- their million dollar study recommending.
Several ways to improve gun safety in America including.
They're controversial national school.
She'll win America's appetite Bob for increased gun laws is waning in a recent Fox News poll support for universal background checks down.
Banning high capacity magazines down.
Banning assault weapons down and arming our schools.
Down so the question is is gun control legislation deal way down.
On Capitol Hill and let's do that on yeah.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Well.
Are you asking me -- You're trying to yeah.
Ice I still believe that the background checks with the exceptions of -- members selling to family members will be a part of this bill.
There's certainly no way that the assault weapons that are going to be put in there.
It'll be a much weaker bill and what Obama -- which is too bad but it is the reality set in but these Democrats in the senate who -- up three elections -- very tough states.
And you know -- give Jerry credit for this -- it's good lobbyists and they've made their -- heard and their money.
That's what I think I think the left -- -- on this when big time and even Bill Clinton cautioned them on this exact same thing they went too far too fast.
President Obama pushed for assault weapons -- background checks that Andrew Cuomo in New York State he had a knee jerk reaction.
And embarrassingly he's had to go back and retool that bill he was disarming police officers he was saying.
Or -- it magazines that have a seven rounds and then no such things try to break that news.
And now he wants to go on some kind of honor code system -- gun owners I think that second amendments.
Advocates anyone who has -- -- look at what they're doing they shake their head they get that half of the stuff wouldn't have prevented.
An Adam -- and they say you know what to slow down.
And lets the schools decide things like whether they want an armed guard just like sandy -- -- on their very down and -- that what we're seeing is our states and towns doing what they want to do as far as gun laws.
The feds get involved in the -- so.
-- -- today and the New York school district has a pretty effective program that they have been in implementing it I think what it could be is finding whatever.
-- a -- -- best practices are used in places where it seemed to have worked and in New York school system might be.
One and that can be replicated across the board except now if -- in a smaller rural district.
That won't necessarily make sense to -- so I'm for.
Local control local decisions and parents and teachers and young students getting involved -- I do think there will be a bill.
I don't think instead on our -- idea it will be -- a weaker one but I think that there will be.
A a set of principles that most Americans will be able to agree on our system.
That is what our constitution is appearances in great and understand how they think there's an honor code now that you have to take extra honor code for an extra credit for the concept -- they don't trust us again.
There were few senators that have said no matter what the bill is having class includes -- -- -- there have been outlined already there until there's always gonna get -- I would if I thought this you're alone was beautiful you said look at Georgia still look at Connecticut -- guess what.
You like the Connecticut -- rules don't.
If you go to the Georgia I wanna own a gun and I want to make it mandatory many residents here to keep -- -- Go to Georgia and I think that's -- to -- but I think one thing I find fascinating about the entire debate is the fact is if we want to protect children.
We want to protect it ourselves on planes gonna protect ourselves at -- we have -- -- year a lot of these guys are armed and they're trained.
Why can't we have the air Marshal system with schools I don't know the elementary school two blocks away is got an -- -- -- has a guard there.
I don't know what four blocks away you know -- not the same thing.
-- -- was looking for a soft target.
Loughner was looking for a target which he could penetrate make maximum damage as -- -- -- roar.
There -- soft targets maximum success so what -- we give these people the idea that the gonna be stopped because there could be an armed teacher there who were there could be -- -- professional there.
It goes beyond schools I mean there's been a lot of these uses of not to embrace the schools -- the other reason about.
Why you need federal legislation -- interstate commerce and that seems to me to be one of the reasons you simply have to have some federal guys less and I'll say is.
I want to hear somebody give me a ratify that.
Don't know -- -- interstate commerce president.
Understand what interstate common right but but because I realize that all across state lines so it's pot sellers you know well a lot of well that the putts outlawed so Bob there's plenty of laws already running on the books that cover a lot of the things they're trying to do anyway -- my fundamental question.
And this was okay.
Is can somebody here -- give me a reasonable argument why you should not have background checks.
I hear it should well know.
Should there be backgrounds if I want to give my son my Cuba in 1911 I -- to give it to do I have to.
-- they -- they had that sentiment was that I -- I actually didn't agree with your question because asking that question.
Implies that we don't have background checks and I think that's what the left little -- to garner public support and when they find out.
Bob that there's a number.
Of laws on the books for background checks and that they wanna go after say -- and giving it giving any anti gun to his young none nada and watch his young -- not have a background touting gun shows which are huge market for good.
I believe there roar out of non judge throws but he was -- the other -- -- -- that wants to give it to Adam Lanza I have a problem with that.
I think there should be some for example I go to register my core I gotta go so much part of my brother.
I -- -- -- my title over motor vehicle has to know why is that such a big deal I don't see a person to person.
I think you might know your neighbor you might think you know your neighbor she give -- your extra -- some extra -- for a hundred bucks.
I like to know I don't want that responsibility on the if you have a dark side we'll edit all of a sudden you open it up on it I would like to know you got to register and the like a very good morning I would just say yes they generated that you actually had gotten anybody with a dark side is not gonna stop and say you know like you know -- -- go to -- -- The government argued.
I'm I'm foreigners -- -- the safety decide what works best for them but -- locality to build it and the fat or the bill that's the four.
For background checks -- some other things note to gun trafficking which is already law anyway.
But it's the four and an officer -- -- goes into committee goes into the background it gets loaded up with the -- at some.
You know Dianne Feinstein has issues some of the Harry Reid has -- and gets loaded up and then here with Ben what do we -- -- We don't end up with the original bill we end up with a accretive there was there was no original bill the bill imminent edits -- a committee it was one of those bills in the congress it goes from committee.
And that's a look and this -- -- I think about in my agrees me if it were to get to the floor.
Any amendments or things that were added to it is only going to weaken.
The bill in the eyes of from the left in my opinion I don't think that there's any way that they can make it stronger behind closed doors about what you got to watch them they'll add some.
Pork barrel spending that bill that's the only one -- living through the senate well.
I do this kind we're gonna run out time -- wanna do this or some other headlines and this is pretty pretty alarming.
Connecticut unveils -- eligibility requirements.
California considers -- tax.
How about this one this is the one that's gonna make people's heads float a mandatory gun insurance or you get -- 101000 dollar fine and that was by -- believe.
In New York congressperson if I'm not mistaken anyway so we have to ask Andrea can should got.
Does that not alone that when that last one right there prohibit -- -- percentage of the population.
From owning guns if you're required to buy insurance for your -- get your take on you get a ticket availability of guns out of most of America.
And it specifically targets I think middle class and low income Americans right which is very very unfair.
But I think that they're losing this one I think they really stepped in it and now this is why you start to see this crescendo of arguments.
And editorials like in the Washington Post about.
Oh it's white men and -- men white men by guns because they're insecure about their manhood down there I mean these crazy things.
And senator Blumenthal Connecticut took to the Sunday shows and he said.
-- what wilders a silent majority that wants what we want.
Mental asylum underwent a wooden -- Florida regulators -- -- -- -- -- the insurance first of all having insurance is probably very good idea to be -- yet.
Shot by acts and things like that that the cost of this insurance.
Is a fraction of the price of the -- how do you know because there already -- -- -- Oslo accords its like if it's mandatory -- every American asked to have it.
Do you know it's going to be -- -- do you think it's about my health insurance.
Isn't isn't minimal it's not a little bit -- -- it's insanely high and going higher using and that does make sense to have insurance I think it's actually asked not to require.
You to have -- -- It's only unfortunately.
Eric that the Supreme Court movement.
I write -- -- -- came the lob it it basically said wow and require Americans.
You have to buy insurance or pay a tax or penalty but every -- the dot com events and -- -- Robertson in a climate.
So it's not that far back to -- -- at -- Philippine Americans.
It right it's obamacare -- Let's -- this and don't you shake your head and you go with -- which lobbyists got that.
Bill suggestions on the floor of the Statehouse.
-- the insurance industry meaning.
I don't know but I -- would they -- this is if if there's anything about the Second Amendment that's that stands out it's as if -- right to bear arms shall not be infringed upon.
Requiring need to own insurance doesn't it that infringe upon my right I think it's over the top and I think that for example in California there's nothing that is California worries New York that's another reason with which New York is the most restricted.
Restricted state in the union a lot of people choose to leave these choose to go other places that might be another everybody got -- what you're -- well -- like you couldn't do FOX & Friends from Florida you know -- available of the whole show.
I don't think we're just going to get to the such as the lawsuits every year against people who have guns that people get shot by accident.
Or big guns left open.
Are a lot why not have -- -- supplement.
Wanna have insurance when it requires since Obama Carol and that opened the floodgates wanna have insurance but yeah.
This happens there is crying this is predict how is it different where does it -- how -- -- different it's requiring not -- me.
-- -- something you're required to have a driver's license -- required to have insurance and your core.
But I think -- way.
The state head of federal pay insurance for your card may -- and I'm interstate truckers that's why don't -- it actually that George a lot of that you just mentioned I know it -- -- intended lots of man that people buy guns I don't like mandating that people have -- I -- -- and Nelson -- when Nelson but we're gonna have to go cut.
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