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TPD chief at White House to talk about gun violence

Villaseñor pushes universal background checks

Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor said President Barack Obama was receptive Monday to suggestions from a group of law enforcement officials called to the White House to discuss efforts to reduce gun violence. Villaseñor urged the president to push for universal background checks on firearm sales.

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Jan 29, 2013, 7:47 am
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Assault rifles and high-capacity clips are and should be covered by the Second Amendment. If we as a people ever need to overthrow our government, .22 caliber six-shooters isn’t going to get the job done. Obama and his supporters know this, and that’s why they’re pushing for these reforms so hard. I really wish we could ask George Washington what he thinks about these proposed reforms.

What irritates me even more than the ignorance of the above issue is the private seller thing. If I own something, and I don’t want it anymore, I should have the right to sell it. In Obama’s world, is the only way I have to get rid of a gun I no longer want is to wait around for Kozachik to have another idiotic gun buy-back and get a $50 Safeway gift card?

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