Today is Tuesday, October 21, 2014rss RSS feed

– Sen. Dean Heller blocks anti-gun nomination.

Gun Owners of America

Gun Owners of America

Washington, DC --(Ammoland.com)- Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is attempting to push yet another radical anti-gunner through the U.S. Senate. This time it’s Elissa Cadish, who flatly denies that the Second Amendment protects a fundamental right.

Asked in 2008 by a group called Citizens for Responsible Government whether she believed an individual citizen had a constitutional right to keep and bear arms, Cadish answered:

“I do not believe there is this constitutional right. Thus, I believe that reasonable restrictions may be imposed on gun ownership in the interest of public safety. Of course, I will enforce the laws as they exist as a judge.” [sic]

Now, she claims that she was only stating the law as it existed before the Supreme Court’s Heller v. D.C. decision.

But let’s count the “red flags” raised by Cadish:

  • First, the “militia” theory was not “the law” prior to Heller, either in terms of the Framers’ intentions or in terms of the Supreme Court’s admittedly muddled jurisprudence.
  • Second, the concept that “restrictions … on gun ownership [further] public safety” is a thinly veiled suggestion that, once on the bench for life, Cadish will do everything possible to thwart gun owners’ rights.
  • Third, we’ve heard the “enforce the law” lingo from other Obama nominees, including Sonia Sotomayor, who, as soon as she had secured confirmation, went on an anti-Second Amendment rampage.

Thankfully, Nevada’s other Senator, Dean Heller, is using his prerogative as one of the nominee’s home state Senators to keep this confirmation from moving forward.

It’s called the “blue slip” procedure, an informal custom in which the Senate refuses to move on a nominee that does not have the support of his or her own Senators.

But in response to Sen. Heller’s standing firm, every gun-hating liberal in Nevada — including Harry Reid – have crawled out of the woodwork to blast his efforts to protect the right to keep and bear arms.

Sen. Heller is not backing down from this fight, in the face of enormous political pressure from the White House and the powerful Majority Leader. We need to encourage him to continue to hold firm, and to rally other Senators in opposition to this nominee.

ACTION #1: Send Senator Heller an email at info@deanheller.org . Thank him for opposing the confirmation oller.org f Elissa Cadish on Second Amendment grounds, and for standing up to Harry Reid and the Obama machine.

ACTION #2: Contact your own Senators and urge them to join Sen. Heller in opposing Elissa Cadish.
Click here to send a prewritten message to each of your Senators.

Gun Owners of America
8001 Forbes Place, Suite 102
Springfield, VA 22151
Phone: 703-321-8585
FAX: 703-321-8408
www.gunowners.org

About:
Gun Owners of America (GOA) is a non-profit lobbying organization formed in 1975 to preserve and defend the Second Amendment rights of gun owners. GOA sees firearms ownership as a freedom issue. `The only no comprise gun lobby in Washington’ – Ron Paul

  • One User comment to “Reid to Push Gun-Grabbing Judge for Nevada”

    1. vincent marquette on March 24, 2013 at 7:32 PM said:

      if these people in office do not carry an american flag, GET THE HELL OUT.

    Leave a Comment

    • Sign up Ammoland for your Inbox

      Daily Digest

      Monthly Newsletter

    • Recent Comments

      • J Smith: Any coincidence that the 5 least free States in America: California, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and...
      • Me: He’d better hope that the wolves aren’t hunting him.
      • matti Moro: Is ANYONE working on bringing the 1000s of M1 carbines and other retired U.S. Military weapons that are...
      • Janek: Is he a registered Democrat?
      • Phil: And what do you think a hunter will grab first?
    • Social Activity

    • Most Popular Posts

      • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
    Copyright 2014 AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News | Sitemap | Μολὼν λαβέ

    Win a Russian Sniper Rifle From AimSurplus.com

    Subscribe and receive our emails , the drawing will be November 20 , 2014 maybe you will be the lucky shooter receiving a Russian 1891/30 PU 7.62x54R Mosin Nagant Sniper Rifle and a can of Ammunition. For more information visit the AimSurplus Sniper Rifle Promotion Page.
    Monthly email subscription from Ammoland
    14335760
    14932248