House Committee Moves
to Ban America's Rifle


By Garrett O'Leary. July 25, 2022

The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee recently voted 25-18 to advance the “Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2021.”

The bill, H.R. 1808, includes a “sweeping ban on semi-automatic long guns (what it calls “assault weapons”), targeting what are, in fact, the most-popular rifles in America today. The legislation would also ban standard-capacity magazines larger than 15 rounds,” reported the NRA Institute for Legislative Action (ILA).

This echoes the famous, “Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15” claim that failed presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke made years ago. While Beto was played off as being a lone voice, that’s no longer the case. Just ask Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), the House Judiciary Chairman.

When asked by Rep. Dan Bishop (R-N.C.) if the proposed legislation would ban weapons that are in “common use” today, Nadler replied, “That’s the point of the bill,” blatantly spitting in the face of the Supreme Court’s Heller (2008) ruling. But he didn’t stop there.

“To clarify, Mr. Chairman, you’re saying it is the point of the bill to ban weapons that are in common use in the United States today,” asked Bishop.

“Yes, the problem is that they’re in common use,” said Nadler, doubling down on his previous response. .....


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