Some feel Ryan caved to the Left to hold the vote, which appears to be unconstitutional due to the fact that the government could deny a constitutional right (i.e. owning a firearm) if you’re on a government watch list, which is arbitrary and secret. Photo by Gage Skidmore
The Left rejoiced, but the Right said to hold your horses, it still hasn’t been passed in an overall vote. The bipartisan amendment would block gun purchases by people who in the past five years have appeared on the “no-fly” list or a “selectee” list that requires them to receive extra scrutiny before flying. Republicans […]
It was due to the fact that the House of Representatives had cut off live broadcasting of the sit-in protest, and the media was covering their protest.
John Lewis, a former civil rights leader, was once put on the terror watch list and was stopped between 35-40 times at the airport due to his name being on the arbitrary list. Yet, he’s pushing for those on a terror watch list being denied their constitutional right to bear arms, even after his experience? […]
Oh, this is certainly NOT comforting news. Update: The Blaze reported that DHS said that this claim was not true and that the employees were actually private sector airline employees.
7/1/2016 - House Speaker Ryan Agrees to Hold a Vote on Gun Control-Watch List Measure
6/24/2016 - Gun Control Amendment Barely Passes in the Senate
6/23/2016 - Media Praised by Democrats during Sit-In Protest on Gun Control
6/23/2016 - Democrat Pushing for Terror Watch List Gun Law was on the Terror Watch List in 2004
12/15/2015 - WATCH: Trey Gowdy Defends Gun Rights, Grills DHS Official on Due Process
12/9/2015 - 72 DHS Employees are on the Terror Watch List