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H.R. 34 would give the Attorney General authority to decide who can have a firearm.

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http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr34/text

SEC. 103. ISSUANCE OF LICENSE.

(a) In General- The Attorney General shall issue a firearm license to an applicant who has submitted an application that meets the requirements of section 102 of this Act, if the Attorney General ascertains that the individual is not prohibited by subsection (g) or (n) of section 922 of title 18, United States Code, from receiving a firearm.
(b) Effect of Issuance to Prohibited Person- A firearm license issued under this section shall be null and void if issued to a person who is prohibited by subsection (g) or (n) of section 922 of title 18, United States Code, from receiving a firearm.
(c) Form of License- A firearm license issued under this section shall be in the form of a tamper-resistant card, and shall include--
(1) the photograph of the licensed individual submitted with the application;
(2) the address of the licensed individual;
(3) the date of birth of the licensed individual;
(4) a license number, unique to each licensed individual;
(5) the expiration date of the license, which shall be the date that is 5 years after the initial anniversary of the date of birth of the licensed individual following the date on which the license is issued (or in the case of a license renewal, following the date on which the license is renewed under section 104);
(6) the signature of the licensed individual provided on the application, or a facsimile of the application; and
(7) centered at the top of the license, capitalized, and in boldface type, the following:
`FIREARM LICENSE--NOT VALID FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE'.
 

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Too much legalese for me. Does this apply to buying and selling between states? Or is it a means of using the Commerce Clause to force us all to apply to the AG for permits to own firearms? Sorry for the confusion.
 

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On balance the only silver lining I see here is that in their rush to pass something they will inadvertently supersede and invalidate stricter laws in states like NJ, NY and CA. The resulting confusion and Court challenges will take years to unravel.
 

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Calm down guys...

The BS is Red Meat for Blair Holts base. Don't know where he's from it mist be overrnun with Libtards.

This bill we never be heard in the House... Much less voted on.

Tack
 

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On balance the only silver lining I see here is that in their rush to pass something they will inadvertently supersede and invalidate stricter laws in states like NJ, NY and CA. The resulting confusion and Court challenges will take years to unravel.
It would supersede stricter laws in those states, but it would also supersede laxer laws in states like mine. Do you really think the AG will issue to anyone? Hell no. Not unless you're a mexican drug cartel employee.
 

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You might try donating to his/her campaign fund for whatever office they decide to run for next election. Yeah, that might work! Did I really just say that, that's just wrong. Nobody in elected office ever resorts to cronyism. It's always for the good of the people! Right?:rolleyes:
 

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Bigcountry02 said:
They can pound sand! :mad:
I was thinking more along the lines of glass shards.
 
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