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New House Bill targets every lawful gun owner in the United States.


CofCC.org News Team

H.R. 45 (Blair Holt’s Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2009) would make self-defense illegal!

Bobby Rush, a former Black Panther turned US Congressman, represents Chicago’s South Side. Rush’s district is plagued with violent criminals and gangs armed with guns.  Don’t ask Bobby Rush to do something about the gun crime among his constituents. Rush wants to make buying a gun more difficult for law-abiding citizens!

Each year thousands of innocent lives are saved due to the responsible use of firearms by law abiding citizens.

This bill would make law-abiding citizens vulnerable to heavily armed criminals. Most criminals don’t buy their guns at a sporting goods store.

The bill would require all gun owners to have a federal license, thus adding new fees and red tape to a Constitutional right. The purpose of this law is to raise the cost of buying a firearm.

The bill is currently in the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. That means the bill hasn’t actually made it anywhere yet. However, Americans should keep an eye on these gun-grabbing lawmakers.

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