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S.A. 2575 WRITE YOUR REPS NOW- Hi Cap mag ban in the works <--------------------

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by df662, Jul 29, 2012.

  1. df662

    df662 Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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  2. biggie24420

    biggie24420 Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Oh boy... I guess I need to go buy more factory Glock 22 and 33 round mags. Oh and a few more AK drums.
     
  3. df662

    df662 Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    No..... What you need to do first is click on the second link and contact your reps... then go out and buy hi cap mags :)
     
  4. FourTeeFive

    FourTeeFive PNW Washington State Active Member

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    Done!
     
  5. Flyingswords

    Flyingswords Texas Active Member

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    I wish hi point made hi cap mags :(
     
  6. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    They can't pass a budget, stop top secret information from 'leaking' to the press or come up with any solutions on imigration but they can get behind limiting magazines to 10 rounds? Idiots
     
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    Midasknight Tigard,Oregon Member

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  8. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    Nothing like having priorities no matter how screwed up they are.
     
  9. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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    You all should have your hi caps long before now!
     
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    df662 Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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  11. davemata

    davemata Spokane, WA Well-Known Member

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    Oh hell no.
     
  12. MP Sgt

    MP Sgt Eugene, OR Member

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    This is that knee jerk reaction crap. Write them, yes. But I am not worried at all.
     
  13. df662

    df662 Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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  14. bikejunkie

    bikejunkie Salem Well-Known Member

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    I contacted both Senators and my congressman. If anybody would like a simple note to cut and paste- here's what I said:

    Dear (Insert name here),
    I just wanted to send a brief message to tell you my opinion regarding the addition of a magazine capacity restriction amendment to a cybersecurity bill. I think the cybersecurity bill on it's own amounts to internet censorship sponsored by big media corporations, but to further attempt to restrict the second amendment rights of law abiding citizens in the wake of a horrifying tragedy is reprehensible. Magazine capacity and gun ownership do not a criminal make. Using the actions of an evil person to further an anti-gun agenda is plain wrong- the only people that are punished by banning online ammunition sales and limiting magazine capacity are the vast majority of law abiding gun owners. Criminals and psychos don't care about if the gun is legal and I'm pretty sure they know how to reload. Rest assured if you support this bill as it is, with this magazine restriction amendment intact I will never support you in another election. Thank you for your time.
    Regards,
     
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    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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  16. df662

    df662 Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Senate blocks Cybersecurity Act | ZDNet


    First bill was blocked!!!! Hopefully same will happen to the ammo bill....

    Sadly this is probably not the last time we see attempts to limit our firearm/ammo rights.... Keep your eyes open folks and do not be lazy to write your representatives, it only takes a few minutes!!!
     
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    Darkker Mesa, Wa Active Member

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  18. mattdomes

    mattdomes Newberg Active Member

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    +1 and this is AWESOME!
     
  19. bikejunkie

    bikejunkie Salem Well-Known Member

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    Here's the response I got from Merkley- basically a polite "I'm not touching this issue now but ultimately you can pound sand":




    Dear Jason,
    Thank you for contacting me to share your views about gun control amendments offered to the cybersecurity bill, especially Sen. Launtenberg's amendment about banning high capacity magazines (S.A. 2575). I appreciate hearing from you.

    I stand with many Oregonians in strongly supporting our Second Amendment rights, and the ability of law-abiding gun owners to own and use firearms. At the same time, however, I believe that we must protect our children and ensure that deadly weapons do not fall into the hands of criminals. I look at each relevant legislative proposal with these principles in mind.

    Because the cybersecurity bill was unable to gather the 60 votes required to overcome a threatened filibuster, this amendment was never considered. Please know as legislation regarding gun control and related issues come before the full Senate, I will keep your views in mind.

    Thank you, again, for sharing your thoughts with me, and please continue to keep me informed about issues that concern you.

    All my best,

    Jeffrey A. Merkley
    United States Senator


    Basically he didn't tip his hand how he would have voted, but I think we all pretty well know...It's bullets 11-19 that are truly dangerous- you can't have those...
     
  20. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    It ALWAYS for the Chilllllllllldrrrrrreeeeeennnnnnnn:....... Donchaknow!