The global elite has worked primarily through the left-wing political apparatus to remove guns from society. Constitutionalists from the both the left (yes, there are some) and right tend to provide the resistance to such efforts because the Second Amendment is a key part of the U.S. Constitution.
The gun control lobby appears always ready to launch forward whenever a gun-related crisis hits, such as was the case with the Sandy Hook school shooting. Their strategy is understandable because without an emotional event, the American public quickly repudiates any attempt to degrade the Second Amendment.
In this post-Sandy Hook attack on gun ownership, the person leading the legislative attack against gun ownership is ultra-liberal Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). Notably, Feinstein is also a member of the elite Trilateral Commission! Another Trilateral member, Sen. John D. “Jay” Rockefeller (D-WV), is a co-sponsor on the bill.
Since the Sandy Hook shooting on December 14, 2012 and the introduction of Feinstein’s legislation on January 24, 2013, a massive media campaign was launched against firearms, and particularly against “assault rifles.” In fact, almost 100 percent of the “public discussion” — carefully orchestrated by major media — has focused directly on military-style rifles such as the M-4 and AR-15. Demands have ranged from an outright ban on such rifles, to limiting the magazine capacity to 5 or 10 rounds.
The manic irrationality over assault rifles has led to a mass deception that such a rifle was used to kill 20 innocent children at the Sandy Hook school. In fact, the shooter had stolen such a rifle from his mother, but left it in the trunk of the car that he drove to the school. It was not taken out of the trunk until police officers did so after the incident. It had not been recently fired. It was not used in the shootings.
The following clip shows that all the major news services initially reported that the shooter used only handguns and that the Bushmaster rifle was discovered — unused — in the trunk of his car.
Given the facts, why did the subsequent discussion demonize assault rifles like the Bushmaster? The answer is: Agenda #2. Simply put, the global elite want to extract these military-style weapons because they are a hindrance to their plans for global governance. There are at least 4 million of these weapons, along with millions of rounds of ammunition, scattered throughout the American population. Many owners, if not most, have military training with similar weapons, the only differences being fully automatic cycling and perhaps more advanced sighting systems.
Weapons in the hands of a large citizenry is a potent deterrent to any would-be usurper, much as “mutually assured destruction” thinking was a deterrent to nuclear war during the cold war with the former USSR.
But, aren’t guns already controlled to a large degree? While there might be several thousand local, state and federal laws affecting firearms, there are likely only a few hundred that are current and relevant; that is, older laws have been superseded by more recent legislation. Nevertheless, a Congressional Research Service report notes that it is already illegal to own a firearm for
- persons convicted in any court of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year;
- fugitives from justice;
- unlawful users or addicts of any controlled substance as defined in Section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. §802);
- persons adjudicated as “mental defective” or committed to mental institutions;
- unauthorized immigrants and non-immigrant visitors;
- persons dishonorably discharged from the U.S. Armed Forces;
- persons who have renounced their U.S. citizenship;
- persons under court-order restraints related to harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner or child of such intimate partner;
- persons convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence; and
- persons under indictment in any court of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year.
This means that valid laws have been in place for virtually every shooting incident in modern history. Enforcement has obviously been lacking, but adding additional laws on top of unenforced laws is totally irrational. Why would we expect better enforcement on new laws?
There must be another reason for Sen. Feinstein’s Senate bill that bans assault rifles and prohibits the sale of 157 specific weapons while limiting magazine capacities to 10 rounds. Proponents say that the bill does not promote confiscation, and yet the text clearly says that if you purchased a banned gun before the law takes effect, you will not be able to transfer, sell or gift (even to your own children) your firearm without first surrendering it to a Federal Firearm Licensed dealer. The FFL dealer will confiscate anything that is banned, including high-capacity magazines or specifically banned firearm models.
Agenda #1: Furthermore, Obama is in process of synchronizing the national gun registry database, whereby every person involved in the transfer of a firearm must be fingerprinted and undergo a renewed background check; records will be kept indefinitely and will be enhanced with data from other public and private sources. In particular, health records will be matched for signs of mental illness, drug prescriptions for anti-depressants or anxiety, or other drugs that have negative psychotropic side-effects.
Within a few years, the government will know the precise ownership and location of every firearm in America. Even if outright confiscation is not attempted, levying taxes against your firearms would be straightforward and would quickly convince many to sell their firearms to government collection centers.— — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — – Note: Additional content on this page is available only to Premium subscribers of Findings & Forecasts.
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