HR 127 The Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act

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Second Amendment Activist Protest Activism Take Action

United States Congress – -(AmmoLand.com)- One sad reality of some of the most extreme anti-Second Amendment legislation is that it will come back in Congress after Congress as long as its sponsor is still out there. The Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act is one of these bills.

This legislation was introduced last year in the 116th Congress and covered in Ammoland. It was part of a package of three bills introduced by Representative Sheila Jackson-Lee – the other two being the Santa Fe High School Victims Act and the Kimberly Vaughan Firearms Safe Storage Act. This year, it is labeled under HR 127, as opposed to being HR 4801 in the last Congress.

As you can imagine, this Congress’s iteration of the Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act is no less onerous and oppressive as its predecessor. If anything, though, some of the provisions now carry new menace given the constant calls for “deprogramming” we hear from pundits and cable “news” outlets of a certain persuasion.

Like its iteration in the last Congress, HR 127 calls for a psychological evaluation of those who wish to exercise their Second Amendment rights. Our past coverage noted that the evaluation could take a lot of time, given the number of interviews that would have to be scheduled. The concern then was the creation of more tragedies along the line of Carol Bowne, who was murdered by an abusive ex.

Now, however, given the desire for “deprogramming,” we could very well see the psychological evaluation used to target those who dissent from anti-Second Amendment extremism, who raise questions about certain issues, or who even supported former President Trump on other issues. After all, we haven’t ever seen government bureaucrats abuse power for political ends before, and even raising that notion might be enough to warrant “deprogramming” these days. After all, to believe some people, Second Amendment advocacy is domestic terrorism.

In addition, the climate of media-fueled hate adds another danger – the registration data is going to be made available to the general public. Someone can look up just how many firearms you own, what types of guns you have. It’s not just a massive planning aid to would-be thieves, but in an era of social stigmatization, it opens the door to discrimination and blacklisting across a number of areas, including employment and housing.

This bill is even more unacceptable now than it was when it was introduced in the last Congress. Second Amendment supporters need to contact their Representative and Senators and politely urge them to oppose this massive infringement that only punishes the law-abiding and to instead support legislation like the School Violence Prevention and Mitigation Act of 2019 and the Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act, which actually address school security and the misuse of firearms and do not infringe on our rights. Second Amendment supporters should also support the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action and Political Victory Fund to ensure that the current anti-Second Amendment regimes in the House, Senate, and White House are defeated at the ballot box as soon as possible.


About Harold Hutchison

Writer Harold Hutchison has more than a dozen years of experience covering military affairs, international events, U.S. politics and Second Amendment issues. Harold was consulting senior editor at Soldier of Fortune magazine and is the author of the novel Strike Group Reagan. He has also written for the Daily Caller, National Review, Patriot Post, Strategypage.com, and other national websites.

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Lightengine
Lightengine
4 months ago

The real power behind all of this is Red China

Lightengine
Lightengine
4 months ago

The real power behind his is Red China!

Protect defend serve
Protect defend serve
4 months ago

The danger in this proposed legislation is the deviant minded now hold the power as presidency, Senate and House to pass this or some version of it. They WILL pass this UNLESS there is such an outcry from citizens everywhere. They will wait until state governments are out of session then pass this. The states won’t have any way to stop this. It’s the same game plan they used to pass voter election laws. Pass these things when states aren’t in session and the people have no recourse!!! State legislatures only have about the next 10 days or so to… Read more »

PAF145
PAF145
4 months ago

Many states have a state bird–we have a state embarrassment ,and if you dare contradict her you will be labeled a racist .

JoeUSooner
JoeUSooner
4 months ago

US Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX) recently proclaimed that the Constitution is 400 years old – which would mean that it was written just as the Pilgrims landed. She has delusions of seeing John Smith writing the phrase “We the People…” In 1997, at the Mars Pathfinder operations center in California, Jackson-Lee asked if the Pathfinder had succeeded in taking a picture of the flag planted on Mars by Neil Armstrong in 1969. Jackson-Lee, then a member of the House Science Committee(!) could not tell the difference between Mars (a planet that orbits the Sun – and which has never been visited by… Read more »

RoyD
RoyD
4 months ago
Reply to  JoeUSooner

Stereotypes existed and continue to exist for a reason.

CourageousLion
CourageousLion
4 months ago

I would like to take you back to a time in our countries history and the outcome of that time. You see, King George, he didn’t have computers and ways to keep records of people’s firearm ownership. And when the Colonists starting becoming belligerent, he simply sent out his ENFORCERS to do his bidding. How did the Colonists deal with the ENFORCERS? THEY SHOT THEM. Without ENFORCERS the politicians are IMPOTENT. So, the choice lies with the enforcers…DO I WANT TO RISK BEING SHOT TRYING TO DO SOMETHING THAT IS OBVIOUSLY AGAINST MY OATH TO DEFEND THE CONSTITUTION? If the… Read more »

GunnyChuck
GunnyChuck
4 months ago

The Stalinist, anti-Constitutionalists are at it again. From the Party of Slavery, Poll Taxes, Jim Crow, Japanese American Internment, the Genocide of 62+ million babies and much more comes another law to reduce your Liberty. Have you ever noticed how the Democrats NEVER speak of Liberty? They despise the individual and everything and anything that allows us to remain individual. They embrace Group Think as is in full display by the censorship of Republican and Conservative voices. They must be resisted. They must be defeated.

BigMikeU
BigMikeU
4 months ago

Look all i didnt even bother reading the whole story…..The only way these criminals in DC can control us all is if we let them! Biden as i speak is trying to lead us into WWIII and if it succeeds we are all screwed, not just the libtards! I dont plan to Abide by any policies, law or executive orders that this illegitimate President and his Admin try to impose on the people! We all know that a man that had to pay people to show up at his rallies DIDNT beat out our President!!! So until Biden is gone… Read more »

musicman44mag
musicman44mag
4 months ago

Somebody needs to follow her around and herass her like she said to do to republicans. Step up to her at the gas station and say hey we don’t want you here. Oh, wait, that won’t work. She is a poor representative of the Untied States Congress who has someone drive her fat ass around and they pump the gas for her. The only place we could probably find her and herass her is the feeding trough.

CourageousLion
CourageousLion
4 months ago
Reply to  musicman44mag

Actually, someone needs to stick a knitting needle in her. So that they would outlaw knitting needles.

nrringlee
nrringlee
4 months ago

Unconstitutional at the outset. Null at the outset. Moot at the outset. The correct response to these measures is stern resistance. Just say no. Say no to any local, state or federal official who attempts enforce the unlawful. Mass disobedience renders these acts moot. Note the mass resistance to Jim Crow laws. Jackson-Lee might want to refresh herself on the history of the Jim Crow period. The only real difference is the composition of the vilified class: blacks, Native Americans and hispanics then. Gun owners now. Same tactics. Same intent. Usurpation of natural rights. Just say no. Hell no.

J Gibbons
J Gibbons
4 months ago
Reply to  nrringlee

Easier done in the past without mass electronic surveillance and other unconstitutional tools that the feds have been using for years to keep track of everyone.

Gern Rockler
Gern Rockler
4 months ago
Reply to  nrringlee

It might take hundreds of train cars to the gas chambers before mass disobedience.
Each day the populace grows more ignorant of what is going on around them. The mass disobedience, protest,insurrection, riot, or revolution is coming. It is certain.

JSNMGC
JSNMGC
4 months ago
Reply to  Gern Rockler

Who would load them on the train cars?

JoeUSooner
JoeUSooner
4 months ago
Reply to  nrringlee

Of course, it’s unconstitutional! Even if that piece-of-sh!t legislation is ever actually enacted, I – for one – will simply respond with an uplifted finger, ignore “the law” [because it is patently null-and-void from its outset], and will refuse to comply. Problem solved… next problem.

Montana454Casull
4 months ago

Is this the same Sheila Jackson Lee who said a AR 15 is as heavy as 10 boxes ? The same person who said a AR 15 shoots 50 caliber bullets ? She knows absolutely nothing about firearms and so her bills are a joke and so is she . What a complete idiot Shiela Jackson Lee has proven herself to be . Open that big mouth and insert your foot Sheila !

J Gibbons
J Gibbons
4 months ago

Just because she’s an idiot doesn’t mean the House won’t pass her ridiculous bill. It may stall in the Senate as long as Manchin and Sinema keep their word on holding the filibuster. If they decide this is “important enough” to flip (like Dems do just about any time they give their word), this will become law. Depending on the makeup of SCOTUS, there’s little there that can’t be justified to fit under 2A. Without filibuster, the 2A could be effectively dead in the next two year years. By mid-terms, it may be too late to reverse course.

CourageousLion
CourageousLion
4 months ago
Reply to  J Gibbons

I’m not convinced that all Democratic representatives are going to go along with this kind of insanity. But I could be wrong!

Bob
Bob
4 months ago
Reply to  J Gibbons

The commiecrats can’t dump the 2nd amendment. It takes a Constitutional convention and then, if it passes, ratification by the states.

musicman44mag
musicman44mag
4 months ago

I have another hole she can put it in.