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Disclaimer: I'm late and didn't read this whole thread, so some of this may have been said.
Regardless of your views on guns, all Americans should vehemently oppose an executive order to change the gun laws.
First, it will set up a Supreme Court battle that could set up a dangerous precedent. No US president should be able to amend or limit constitutional rights by decree. That's just insanity. And even if the SC shoots it down, the last thing the country needs is a divisive SC battle over an already divisive issue.
Second, for you Obama supporters, this would be a huge blow. It would mean the conservatives WEREN'T exaggerating when they say Obama is a dictator who wants to take their guns. Even though Obama can't run again, that's not the kind of ammunition Democrats want going against them in the next election.
And on a semi-related note: someday, hopefully I'll be able to vote for someone who doesn't want to turn the country into a de facto Christian theocracy OR take all my money.
I'm not holding my breath though.
What Obama can do is redirect federal law enforcement resources to investigating and prosecuting using existing gun laws. Which is, ironically, what pro-gun advocates have been claiming they want us to do for years.
I was opposed to law making by executive fiat when Bush was in office. I remain equally opposed to it during the Obama administration.
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You anti-gun nuts have no idea what the **** you're talking about. You try to act like you're educated on this stuff and you obviously know NOTHING about guns.
A "semi-automatic burst?" What in the blue hell are you talking about???
"3-5 shots qualifies as semi-auto?" Semi-auto means 1 round is discharged per trigger pull. The number of rounds has nothing to do with it.