February 18, 2013
Seattle Senate Bill Includes “Home Inspection” As Part Of Gun Control Measure - Goodbye America!
Seattle Senate Bill Includes “Home Inspection” As Part Of Gun Control Measure
Forget police drones flying over your house. How about police coming inside, once a year, to have a look around?
As Orwellian as that sounds, it isn’t hypothetical. The notion of police home inspections was introduced in a bill last week in Olympia.
That it’s part of one of the major gun-control efforts pains me. It seemed in recent weeks lawmakers might be headed toward some common-sense regulation of gun sales. But then last week they went too far. By mistake, they claim. But still too far.
“They always say, we’ll never go house to house to take your guns away. But then you see this, and you have to wonder.”
That’s no gun-rights absolutist talking, but Lance Palmer, a Seattle trial lawyer and self-described liberal who brought the troubling Senate Bill 5737 to my attention. It’s the long-awaited assault-weapons ban, introduced last week by three Seattle Democrats.
Responding to the Newtown school massacre, the bill would ban the sale of semi-automatic weapons that use detachable ammunition magazines. Clips that contain more than 10 rounds would be illegal.
But then, with respect to the thousands of weapons like that already owned by Washington residents, the bill says this:
“In order to continue to possess an assault weapon that was legally possessed on the effective date of this section, the person possessing shall … safely and securely store the assault weapon. The sheriff of the county may, no more than once per year, conduct an inspection to ensure compliance with this subsection.”
In other words, come into homes without a warrant to poke around. Failure to comply could get you up to a year in jail.
Wild Thing's comment................
Socialized medicine = Obamacare............against what America has stood for
Now we see this crap happening about guns (gun control) and our freedoms being attacked.
Posted by Wild Thing at February 18, 2013 12:55 AM
There are some stupid politicians in Washington saying they made a mistake of signing on the bill because they didn't read it. Politicians sign onto laws without ever reading them. That's what gave us Obamacare.
Posted by: BobF at February 18, 2013 07:16 AM
The West Coast continues to self destruct into a welfare/police state. No freedoms except the freedom to be on welfare, smoke weed and live under massive govt. No "castle doctrine" or Bill of Rights there.
Posted by: TomR, armed in Texas at February 18, 2013 11:59 AM
TomR-you forgot the freedom to have a same-sex marriage. You can go watch your gay friends at their same-sex wedding, than you can get stoned at the reception !!! What a place!!
Posted by: Willy at February 19, 2013 11:47 AM