Nadler Just Gave Second Amendment Supporters All They Need To Kill Gun Bans

Anti-gun New York Congressman Jerry Nadler led House Democrats in their quest to ban so-called “assault weapons” in what may become nothing more than a ceremonial vote, as the media is predicting the legislation will not pass the Senate. (Screen snip, C-SPAN)

United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- Say this for Representative Jerry Nadler (D-NY), he may be an enemy of our rights, but some enemies can actually be extremely helpful for our cause. During a mark-up for HR 1808, the assault weapons ban that passed with the help of two Republicans (five Democrats voted against it), he made remarks that will come back to bite him in court.

“The problem is that they’re in common use.”

With those eight words, any competent attorney could go to the Supreme Court and secure a ruling that should kill semi-auto bans – at least in terms of constitutionality. But Nadler’s damage to anti-Second Amendment extremism has the potential to be so much greater than that.

Michael Kinsey once said a gaffe was when a politician unintentionally told the truth. Well, in this case, that is what Nadler did, and for those understandably unwilling to trust an anti-Second Amendment extremist, just check out the latest estimate from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. If they are willing to defy the Supreme Court – like New York and California are – then they will likely just end up also making Clarence Thomas’s day.

But while the eventual court ruling that Nadler’s revealing comment will be extremely helpful, it won’t be the last word. It never is. Thankfully, Nadler’s gaffe is a gift that will also give Second Amendment supporters ammunition in other areas. One of the biggest will be when we are explaining to our fellow Americans why anti-Second Amendment extremists need to be voted out.

After all, if Nadler and those like him will defy the Supreme Court on guns, what is the next thing they will defy the court on? Or will they act against the court and destroy it for opposing their anti-Second Amendment extremism? Second Amendment supporters can press these points to our fellow Americans, and Nadler himself made it a million times easier to do. The best part is, we have it on video and covered by reliable media sources – this isn’t too good to be true.

Which, of course, extends to something else: Credibility. Nadler just confirmed what we have told our fellow Americans for years: They are coming for our guns. He openly admits it. Because that threat is credible, we don’t look crazy – and efforts by anti-Second Amendment extremists to make us look crazy will fail.

Second Amendment supporters have been given a huge gift – no pun intended – by Jerry Nadler. This is the sort of thing that they can use to help defeat anti-Second Amendment extremists via the ballot box at the federal, state, and local levels this November.


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.Harold Hutchison

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DonP

I see that a number of people like to use the downvote button but nobody seems to be able to tell me exactly what they dislike about my post’s suggestion… other than they lose their minds when someone uses the word “compromise”. If you would actually read it, you might realize that it isn’t actually a compromise… but you people apparently can’t read that far.

You probably won’t be able to make it through this comment either because… there’s that word. Try to prove me wrong and give me a logical response.

Russn8r

Most of those “people” are ex(?)-cop OpeTEX’s sock puppet troll accounts. Ope=TEX=Will=FordWILL=Bruce = at least a dozen more.

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Considerthis

Thank You DonP for admitting you do not favor compromise although you called it that. I admit I took the bait and over reacted, I feel a little foolish now. Since you have answered none of of my questions, I see no obligation to answer yours. As your supporter ” Russn8r ” has explained, I am a person with a very low IQ and no attention span, so you may need to keep that in mind in the future. Just a thought, why don’t you post your ” compromise ” at the intended target, some liberal/socialist website that specializes in… Read more »

DonP

No, I really don’t care about the up/down votes. I only mentioned them since I found it humorous that so many people had made their decision that they did not like my idea even though they obviously had no knowledge of what it was actually about. Reminds me of congress since they are routinely voting on proposed legislative actions when there is no way they could have read some of those bills, let alone understood what’s in them. I was just trying to add in a little levity aimed at the left but it resulted in so many people having… Read more »

DonP

To the people who are complaining about my previous comment… exactly what part, or parts, about it do you actually disagree with or did you even make it past the word “compromise”? If you are going to criticize something, you should at least know what you are talking about!

The thing that I really find humorous is how sarcasm eludes some of you!

Ope

I don’t really know what comment you’re talking about. Compromising with that gun-grabbing scum has put us where we’re at now. Do you actually believe more compromise would somehow be beneficial to us now ? I bet you’re a big fan of the former NRA too. They were great at compromising our 2A rights away.

Ope

I bet you’re a big fan of the former NRA too. They were great at compromising our 2A rights away! Compromising with that gun-grabbing scum has put us where we’re at now! JOIN GOA,”THE ONLY “NO-COMPROMISE” GUN LOBBY IN WASHINGTON”!

Russn8r

It was funny. But it takes IQ > room temp to get humor, unlike ex(?)-cop Abbott shill OpeTEX & his sock puppet downvote troll posse. NOTE THE ALL CAPS & MULTIPLE EXCLAMATION POINTS ! ! Further indication of low IQ.

Considerthis

The only time socialist/communist/democrats talk about “compromise” is when they are losing. When they are winning and in power they do not consider compromise. I favor the death penalty , liberal democrats oppose it making every allowance so that no one subject to it will ever be executed.
If they would actually compromise, we could reach an agreement by which exactly half of the criminals on death row can be executed without further delay. Do you like that compromise ?

DonP

Congratulations, you’re the latest winner of the “I didn’t read the entire comment because I couldn’t see straight so I’m responding to the comment even though I don’t know what it actually said” award.

Considerthis

Let’s say I am willing to compromise with the forces that want to destroy our rights and agree to surrender half of my “assault weapons”. What protects the half I have remaining from another “compromise” ? They are not talking compromise, they are talking about taking everything. Why in the world would you come here trying to promote compromise ? I tend to assume you see no threats to your life,rights,freedom or property. You imagine yourself as having nothing to lose, you can not see where this is all going. You want to compromise on everything ? You will end… Read more »

Russn8r

All that sanctimony & you didn’t read it. Takes an IQ>75 & an attn span to get sarcasm. You’re like a mad bull, “compromise” is a red flag, so you mindlessly charge. Your writing style is starting to remind me of OpeTEX. Another sock?

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DonP

Thank you for at least responding, but you basically made my point. The only things I indicated I was willing to agree to were to: “Make it illegal for anyone who A) is an anti-second amendment politician or B) votes for any anti-second amendment politician… to own or possess a firearm or hire anyone who will be in possession of a firearm while performing the duties they have been hired for.” What part of that would you disagree with? If any politicians want to ban guns or if anyone wants to support any politicians who want to ban our firearms,… Read more »

KK

PS – I guess America is used to brain dead politicians running the country, with Biden and Pelosi babbling away on TV on a regular basis.
In case everyone missed it, brain dead Nadler, In a primary debate this week, when asked of his congressional accomplishments, was most proud of impeaching BUSH twice.
Can’t make this shit up.

KK

Yup – the democrat party no longer feels constrained by the Constitution, bill of Rights, or the Supreme Court. So vote them out, right? No. After the reversal of Roe v Wade, we have to risk dying on the hill of ABORTION. You would think that for a “pro choice” voter, 15 weeks would seem fair! On the other side, for all the anti-abortion voters, none ever had to worry about being forced to have an abortion . . . this isn’t communist china . . . yet! THE DEMOCRATS HAD ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!!!! I’m amazed at the amount of Americans… Read more »

USMC0351Grunt

TYRANTS! 212 of them! THESE are the people that MUST BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE, NOW!

https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/1808/cosponsors

james

SCOTUS just like other court orders must be followed, otherwise SCOTUS can hold those in contempt of court and direct the Marshall’s to put those in custody.

Wild Bill

But the supervisory special agent can continue to put those warrants on the bottom of the “IN” basket until New Year’s Day.

Ram

Nadler unintentionally spoke the private conversation that Marxocrats have amongst themselves. Like a glacier they are in constant motion toward their goal of dominating America. Many levels of government, or key people in them, serve interests other than our nation. Periodically there is a flurry of activity, to measure the distance they have come, or to find if they are at a tipping point. The second amendment is now serving one of its intended purposes, which is exposing the hidden, enveloping cancer of tyranny. I suggest that somewhere in time, we codify into law: that any attempt to diminish the… Read more »

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Bill

There was a bit of spirit in this article. Nice. I agree with another, though. What media sources are being suggested as “reliable”? I’d really like to know which ones people can supposedly trust, not that I would be greatly persuaded to suspend critical thinking with any of it.

swmft

yea yellow does seem to be predominate color or media these days if they say weather is bright and sunny I grab my coat and umbrella

Henry Bowman

WOW, a halfway competent article from Harold the 2nd-rate hack. No pontificating, no looking down his nose at us, no mention of Radioactive Wayne & the NRA.

Then he had to go f#*k it up by saying “…and covered by reliable media sources”. We all know that “reliable media sources” means the lamestream media. No wonder Harold gets it wrong so often; consider the sources!

Harold, stop taking your cue from the MSM… They are the enemy ministry of propaganda!!

Russn8r

STRIKE GROUP ROGAINE!

Henry Bowman

Wow, that’s a funny take! Rogaine?? Now I have the unwanted image of a Hairless Harold, and I’ll be all night with the brain bleach!!

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Considerthis

Harold imagines himself as a reliable media source.
Fly in the ointment is far more accurate.

Henry Bowman

Reliably annoying, that is!

USMC0351Grunt
Boxer dog

Harold finally puts out an article I can almost read to the end… then he says “covered by reliable media sources” and lost me.

Coelacanth

He probably meant, “American Rifleman”, “America’s First Freedom” and Guns and Ammo” magazines.

Oldvet

he has always believed everything he read in the major media .

Russn8r

He’s testing the water to see how much suggested self-cuckoldry he can get away with.

nrringlee

There are fools and there are useful fools. These fools exist on both sides of the liberty/anti-liberty line. Our problem is we do not go for the throat in every altercation with the Progressive New Left, we try to negotiate and placate. So Nadler’s words are simply more words from a fool until a court wads them up and stuffs them down his pie hole. And that will take some aggressive, no-kid-glove litigation.

USMC0351Grunt

EXACTLY! THAT is the problem with “We, The People”. It is OUR duty, OUR responsibility to put the pressure on the elected and appointed, “elite” to got for these throats, but we are too busy going to the mall, to Disneyland, fishing, watching or attending the big game and NOT supporting or sending seriously needed funds to groups like the 2nd Amendment Foundation, the FPC and others that are doing the dirty work on the legal end, in the trenches fighting for OUR rights. Just how much more POMPOUS can we become? We are shrugging off the phone calls, the… Read more »

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DIYinSTL

From Senator Hawley 20 minutes ago:
“Thank you for contacting me regarding overreach by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). I appreciate the time and effort you took to share your perspective with me on this important issue, and I welcome the opportunity to respond. …”

I vote, I send money to the SAF and other organizations, and I frequently write to my 2 congress-critters. (Blunt is not worth the time but Schmitt will be when he is in office next year.) Not sure what else I can do without ending up incarcerated.

Considerthis

An overly optimistic conclusion from Harold. With the socialist/communist takeover of this country nearly a done deal, the most we could hope for might be some unification on the pro- freedom side. Maybe gun owners that did not see and understand the threat of a constant drip of infringements will learn that Second Amendment absolutism is not extremism, but common sense.
I’m not holding my breath on this though.

USMC0351Grunt

The time is upon us. I’ll stand.

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DonP

The dems want to take away everyone’s guns and I’m getting tired of all the BS. I’m willing to come to what could be considered a 50/50 compromise as long as it is codified into law. Make it illegal for anyone who A) is an anti-second amendment politician or B) votes for any anti-second amendment politician… to own or possess a firearm or hire anyone who will be in possession of a firearm while performing the duties they have been hired for.

Arny

F compromise !

DonP

Sounds to me like you either didn’t read or didn’t comprehend what the suggested compromise is.

Arny

Read it just fine. I don’t compromise with thieves & liars. My rights are not up for compromise of any kind. You can do you.

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DonP

Just as I thought, you’re too stuck on the word “compromise” and don’t comprehend exactly what the compromise I am willing to agree to actually is. Maybe you just need to have someone else read it to you…
S L O W L Y !

Russn8r

It’s not a compromise. Grow a sense of humor, an IQ and an attention span.

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Ral3312

You NEVER compromise with Marxist! BTW HOW THE F..K does a complete bust out like Nadler keep getting elected to Congress?

Arny

Didn’t you watch the last few elections ? They even tell you how if you can read between the lines.
How Canada-Based Dominion Voting Systems and U.S.-Based ES&S Cornered the U.S. Voting Machine Market
https://opslens.com/how-canada-based-dominion-voting-systems-and-u-s-based-ess-cornered-the-u-s-voting-machine-market/

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Arny

This

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swmft

I like that everyone else has a gun, but their addresses and tag numbers need to be published too

USMC0351Grunt

You ARE talking about the Bloods, The Crips, the M-13 gang members and all the illegals that are just sauntering into OUR country?

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Coelacanth

You don’t negotiate/compromise with the enemy. you defeat them and dictate terms.

KK

OK . . . But I doubt those who believe they are so much more important that the expendable peasants will go for it. They think YOU don’t need armed defense . . . dial 911. Translation – YOU are expendable. Michael Bloomberg NEEDS a heavily armed 17 man security team to supply his armed defense, right there, ready to respond, on the spot, surrounding him 24-7. He doesn’t believe a call to 911 would keep him safe. Nothing is fair – and there are no rights that empower “the people” in the post constitutional democrat socialist party’s totalitarian future.… Read more »

DonP

I really wasn’t expecting the anti-gun left to go for my idea. I was just stating what I am willing to give up as far as gun rights… everything FROM their side. Here are a couple of words for you to google:
1) Humor
2) Sarcasm
They are apparently new concepts for you!

Cooter

It is all about people control not guns they just know if we have guns they can’t control the people and that’s why they want them so badly

USMC0351Grunt

45,000–50,000 Jews were sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau between March and August 1943, packed 80 to a wagon.

BECAUSE THEY GAVE UP THEIR GUNS!

Considerthis

Don’t bother DonP with history and facts, sounds like he’s willing to find him a place in one of those rail cars.

Ral3312

COME AND TAKE IT!!!!!!!!!

grant

Yes, I know what he said. I watched him say it. If you think this is going to stop, or even slow these people down, you are mistaken. We are witnessing the Federal Executive and Legislative Branches, and entire State Governments revolting against SCOTUS, the highest court of the land’s, decisions. Thats never happened in the entire history of the U.S. If you think for one minute you can sit back, kick your feet up, and light a cigar, You Are Wrong. Gun Control isn’t about Guns, Life, or Public Safety, it’s about Control. Thats why every Government on earth… Read more »

Bigfootbob

True. It also shows and I cannot tell you how much it PAINS ME to write this, we owe a tip of our hats to Cocaine Mitch McConnell for declining Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Could you imagine that little mendacious reprobate sitting on the Supremes?

That little perp needs to see the other side of his equation “Process is Punishment”, they like to hand out to conservatives the afternoon the new conservative Congress gets inaugurated. Or better yet, SWAT the little puke at 3:00 AM the second day of the new congress.

DIYinSTL

Every time I see Garland’s face on the news I thank Mitch for keeping that left wing extremist political hack off of the Supreme Court. The damage he would have done to this country in that position is incalculable.

Ope

That’s about the only great thing Mitch has ever done for the country too.

Orion

if you paid attention, you would know McConnell has blocked more than a few draconian socialist dem legislative proposals over a broad spectrum.

Ope

Were you paying attention recently when good ole Mitch encouraged and basically demanded that Cornyn spearhead that socialist “do something” bullshit gun legislation and actively participated in getting as many other RINO scumbags to vote for its passage as possible ? I don’t know how much you pay for attention but it’s sure as hell not enough.

Ledesma

Nadler and Baloney never quit. Own a firearm in NY, you and these 2 might just as well hold hands.

john

First the democrats can enforce the laws in their cities with the toughest gun laws in the nation. Then stop turning criminals back on the streets who commit violent crimes over and over.

No Bail No Justice No Law & Order Democrats DO AS I SAY NOT AS I DO

Cam

Without bail or Release without bail how will the democrats vote to re elect these soft on crime hard on freedom politicians?

john

Who will count the votes ????

USMC0351Grunt

Those that are released from the prisons!

Ram

It has been said that true power lies with those
who tabulate.

macdog

xi jinping; yes creepy joe did that F-ckin a–hole

xtphreak

That revealing comment was in response to questions asked by North Carolina Rep. Dan Bishop (R).
In My opinion, NOT an accidental question, but a definite trap to make Nadler stick his hoof in his mouth.
Arrogant as always, but too slow to understand what he was saying on the record.

Bigfootbob

I think you are right. It’s not the first time in recent memory Nadler gets the boom lowered on him…and didn’t realize it until after everyone started giggling.

USMC0351Grunt

He’s still getting a paycheck, isn’t he? WHY?

macdog

Boom being lowered on ole jerry doesn’t mean dick. They’ll reward the little Oompa Loompa with more of the colonel sanders buckets for his afternoon snack.


USMC0351Grunt

Yet, WHO is acting to remove his ass from Congress? WHO? What group of citizens in HIS region are getting up off their liberty loving asses and ACTING TO REMOVE THIS TYRANT?

GomeznSA

USMC – we ‘might’ find out in November IF there are enough to remove him from his exalted position by electing his opponent.

It would be nice if he – and a whole host of other feckless and/or useless CONgress critters could be recalled but as far as I can find out that cannot be done on the federal level. Some states have recall provisions in place but not the feds. I’ve suggested doing a vote of no confidence petition buy don’t know how to that.

Grigori

This did not strike me as a typical “Harold” article.
I didn’t realize who the author was until I got to the end credits. Good job, Harold!

Arizona

All gun control is infringement and all 23,000 gun laws must be scrapped. Once murder and armed robbery and assault were outlawed, everything after was just an attempt to disarm the public so the government could rule over them.

swmft

one more origionalist on scotus and we would have a a right is a right decision and all the laws would be out the window ,and I for one would have no problem with the people that were jailed just for having a gun killing off the tyrants

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USMC0351Grunt

You would have “no problem with the people that were jailed just for having a gun killing off tyrants.”? Did I miss something here? For the good of the nation, tyrants SHOULD BE indicted and prosecuted through the TRUE legal system and not by the jokers that are in place at this time. BUT, as I have stated until blue in the face, WE, The People have to get up off our asses and take charge that these prosecutors, AG’s and judges tow the line legally and in an unbiased manner OR IMMEDIATELY REMOVE THEM!

Wild Bill

Yes, what you missed was the comma that he did not put in. With a comma, it would read, “… I, for one, would have no problem with, the people that were jailed, just for having a gun, killing off the tyrants.”
It makes perfect sense.