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Vote to protect the rights of archers!!!

WE MUST STOP THIS NUT FROM SUCCEEDING!

The bill (H.R.1022) was introduced in the House on February 13, 2011 by Rep. Michelle Bachmann(R-MN). The measure would instate for ten years criminal provisions banning compound and recurve bows with a draw length over 25 lbs., and crossbows over 40 lbs. It would also include a provision banning sights than can be used for aiming at targets at a distance of over 50 yards. It would finally prohibit the transfer of existing weapons to new owners.

The bill would direct the Attorney General (AG) to establish and maintain a record of the make, model, and date of manufacture of any existing weapon in circulation whether or not it has been used in relation to a crime, no matter the nature and circumstances of the crime involved. Also, the AG would be required to annually submit the record to Congress and make it available to the public. In addition, the measure would similarly prohibit the transfer of any sights that meet the said provisions in the law, as well as the importation of devices that match this description.

Not surprisingly, there is opposition to this. President Obama came out against the measure, calling it "Unnecessary" and saying "We have more important issues to address at this time, and this is not really a problem America is facing." Surprisingly, presidential candidates Newt Gingrich, Mitch Daniels and Donald Trump seem to support Bachmann, however have not come out with a public statement as of yet.

WE HAVE TO STOP THIS! EVERYONE NEEDS TO WRITE BACHMANN AND TELL HER TO BACK OFF!!!!
 

rgecko23

*Supporting Member*
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Massillon, Ohio
This will never pass....ill eat crow publically if it does...Like OBAMA said, to much other stuff to worry about...Tell her to go hug a tree...and go cry in the forest..
 

Curran

Senior Member
Supporting Member
7,505
115
Central Ohio
What the hell is going on here. Is this opposite world or something. A Republican looking to ban bows & crossbows, with the support of other Republicans while Obama opposes the bill??

Wait a second.... April Fools!!!! lmao
 

Jackalope

Dignitary Member
Staff member
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What the hell is going on here. Is this opposite world or something. A Republican looking to ban bows & crossbows, with the support of other Republicans while Obama opposes the bill??

Wait a second.... April Fools!!!! lmao

It was actually Carolyn McCarthy [D-NY4] that submitted the bill. And it has failed evry time.
 

Dannmann801

Senior Member
Supporting Member
9,814
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Springboro
winner winner chicken dinner..Well that didnt last long

:smiley_blackeye: So what does it say that I'm reading this and thinking "what the hell, they can have my crossbow when they pry it from my cold, dead hands.." and I'm getting pissed at how stupid our society is.....and thinking that something so stupid could in reality be attempted. The fact that such a stupid thing could happen is sad....

laughed when I read winner winner.... rotflmao