Philly Shootout Another Dismal Failure Of Gun Control

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Philly Shootout Another Dismal Failure Of Gun Control

BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Wednesday’s shootout in Philadelphia that left six of that city’s courageous police officers injured stands as yet another example of the failure of gun control because the suspect, in this case, has been identified as having a lengthy criminal background that precluded him from possessing firearms, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.

“The suspect in Philadelphia has done time for drug and gun law violations, and other crimes,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb.

“He’s a walking example of gun control failure and considering his background, we’re wondering why he was even on the streets. His presence in the community underscores the argument for judicial reform, and his ability to obtain firearms shows once again that gun control laws do not prevent determined criminals from getting their hands on guns.”

News reports say the suspect had an AR15 rifle and several handguns. Gottlieb noted that millions of honest citizens have such firearms, which were not designed for the military, and they have harmed nobody. Indeed, he added, private citizens, have used such rifles to defend themselves and others from harm.

There was the case in Sutherland Springs, Texas where a private citizen used an AR15 to shoot a crazed mass killer who had opened fire in a nearby church, Gottlieb recalled. In a different case, an Oklahoma man used an AR15 to fatally shoot three home intruders. Last year in Colorado, he continued, a retired Alabama man camping in the Pike National Forest used two AR15 rifles to stop the suspect in a shooting spree.

“Law-abiding citizens use semi-auto rifles for all kinds of purposes, including self-defense,” Gottlieb said. “However, instead of admitting that their gun control laws have failed, politicians try to exploit cases like Philadelphia to demand more gun laws that also won’t work because criminals don’t obey the law.

“You do not prevent criminals from having guns by disarming their intended victims,” he explained about gun control laws. “But that’s the nature of gun control. It penalizes the good guys and doesn’t stop the bad guys.”


Second Amendment FoundationThe Second Amendment Foundation (www.saf.org) is the nation’s oldest and largest tax-exempt education, research, publishing and legal action group focusing on the Constitutional right and heritage to privately own and possess firearms. Founded in 1974, The Foundation has grown to more than 650,000 members and supporters and conducts many programs designed to better inform the public about the consequences of gun control.

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    The flaming insult to any person with one working synapse is that there are ANY people in our vaunted(not) government that ‘defend,’ let alone ‘protect,’ that dastardly 2nd Amendment. Can anyone point to the ‘law’ having been passed by these dweebs that actually ‘benefit’ “We The Serfs?” Every TIME, it is another bite, or attempted INFRINGEMENT, out of/on ‘we’ the law abiding gun owners’ liberties and FREEDOMS! That pablum of “I support and defend the people’s rights under the 2nd Amendment” dripping from the mouths of those “elected” representatives has proven feckless drool! Now they think to give your neighbor,… Read more »

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    It was a false flag designed to align more police to support so-called Red-Flag laws. It was fake from the get go. Here’s a video proving such.
    https://qnation.us/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/FakePhilly.mp4

    Oops…… ABC caught 2 officers quickly dowsing one with “blood” on the forearm…….Hollywood’s slipping…..

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    @USA,Graham,is scum. He said “due process” would be protected under his proposal. BS ! Due process is the protection ! Like he will protect the 2A ? The 2A is a constitutional right,a civil liberty, that doesn’t,or shouldn’t,need any protection ! The only protection it might need is from treasonous trash like Graham.

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    We have documented “unalienable rights”, which means they can’t be taken away from us, or even BY us. The 2A is the most evident one & if it were capable of being removed by the government, whether county, state or federal, all other rights would be null & void. Therefore, the 2A does not “give” us the RTKBA…but is a reminder, an affirmation if you will, that what God gives, God (& only God) can take it away. So far, I’ve seen no evidence of God taking my right to defend myself away nor putting stipulations on what I am… Read more »

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    The best is that Graham was McCain’s patsy, and part of the SWAMP! The big thing to start with is get Term Limits in place,then really flush the Swamp out, they don’t do anything now so get them out!!! Look at the Demo-Rats what have they done in the past 21/2 years nothing except block and investigate weather Trump did something wrong to get elected,they haven’t proved anything and still won’t do anything but launch another investigation, real scum-bags, but won’t do any real governing work, just spend more money on nothing and say look we’ll find something! A real… Read more »