Started by Solar, May 26, 2021, 08:06:56 AM
Quote from: Solar on May 26, 2021, 08:06:56 AMDuring his confirmation hearing Wednesday before the Senate, Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz got Chipman to admit that he supports a ban on one of the most popular guns sold in the United States."With respect to the AR-15, I support a ban, as has been presented in a Senate bill and supported by the president," David Chipman told Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz."With respect to the AR-15, I support a ban, as has been presented in a Senate bill and supported by the president," David Chipman told Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.Then, later in the hearing, Chipman — who has served as an adviser to gun control groups — caught many off-guard when he seemed to suggest that "law-abiding" gun owners could be a threat.COTTON: "I want to turn to a second matter now, Mr. Chipman. You have called for an assault weapons ban. I have a simple question for you: What is an assault weapon?"CHIPMAN: "Senator, an assault weapon would be, in the context of the question you asked, what Congress defines it as."COTTON: "So you're asking us to ban assault weapons. We have to write legislation. Can you tell me what is an assault weapon? How would you define it if you're the head of the ATF? How did you define it over the last several years in your role as a gun control advocate?"CHIPMAN: "Senator, if I'm confirmed as ATF Director, you know, my recollection is the only process by which ATF is weighed in is I know there's a Demand Letter 3 program which requires multiple reports, multiple sale reports on the southwestern border, and ATF in that program has defined an assault rifle as any semi-automatic rifle capable of accepting a detachable magazine above the caliber of .22, which would include a .223, which is largely the AR-15 round."COTTON: "So you you believe that every weapon that takes a detachable magazine, that can take a .22 round or 5.56 in military parlance should be defined as an assault weapon?"CHIPMAN: "Let me clarify. What I believe I just said is any semi-automatic rifle with —"COTTON: "Okay, any semi-automatic rifle."CHIPMAN: "What —"COTTON: "That's the def — a detachable magazine that takes a 5.56 or .22 round should be defined as an assault weapon?"More....Video at link.https://conservativebrief.com/biden-atf-nominee-41269
Quote from: supsalemgr on May 26, 2021, 10:09:47 PMThese leftists keep issuing the GOP ammunition (pun intended) for 2022. The question is will GOP candidates load the weapon?
Quote from: Solar on May 26, 2021, 10:59:58 PMA, "STFU and get out of here, you Fuckin Commie!!!" That's what I want in a REP!
Quote from: Woofr on May 26, 2021, 11:16:05 PMI couldn't agree more.Every one of us needs to call our representatives in DC and tell them vote NO on this commie jackass being confirmed.