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  •  Firearms desperately need to be brought under (0+ / 0-)

    the Consumer Product Safety Commission.  Now, one way to do that would be to change the law.

    But there's another way.  Use and Executive Order to set up a CPSC "office within the ATF".

    The ATF is officially in charge of regulating firearms, but they've just never seen it as their mission to make sure the weapons sold in this country are safe.

    1) Bomb Syria 2)???????????? 3) Lives saved!!!!!!

    by JesseCW on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 02:36:00 AM PDT

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    •  given that the ATF's not got a great safety record (1+ / 0-)
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      its ownself, I'm not sure I like getting the folks who brought us Ruby Ridge, Oklahoma City and the Branch Davidian siege more involved.

      LBJ, Van Cliburn, Ike, Wendy Davis, Lady Bird, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

      by BlackSheep1 on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 11:53:26 AM PDT

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      •  Which is why I'm saying it should be CPSC (0+ / 0-)

        personnel, just operating under the ATF's heading.

        1) Bomb Syria 2)???????????? 3) Lives saved!!!!!!

        by JesseCW on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 07:43:13 PM PDT

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        •  I dunno, I'd put 'em onto it via (0+ / 0-)

          somebody I trusted more. I (marginally) prefer the FB&I for stuff like that...

          LBJ, Van Cliburn, Ike, Wendy Davis, Lady Bird, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

          by BlackSheep1 on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 08:33:39 PM PDT

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