HAWAII — Islanders suffered under nearly three years of martial law from 1941-1944; so oppressive that it was later described by a federal judge as a “military dictatorship.” All manner of civilian liberties were replaced by oppressive military orders enforced by American soldiers.
President Barack Obama said in a recent address that he’s become ‘frustrated’ with America’s lack of movement toward civilian disarmament. As police in the USA become increasingly militarized (with Obama’s help), the president is using crime as an emotional tool to soften Americans toward gun control.
MILWAUKEE, WI — The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that it is not a violation of constitutional rights if police break down a citizen’s door, search the home, and confiscate firearms, so long that they believe it is in the citizen’s best interest.
NATIONAL CITY, CA — When the ATF insisted a firearms parts retail shop hand over the names of 5,000 customers, the store owner refused and obtained a restraining order against the harassing agency. Nonetheless, gun-wielding ATF agents showed up in force, broke into the shop, cracked the safe, and stole client list and a large amount of merchandise.
History is rife with examples of gun confiscations. This article will analyze America’s history of mass gun grabs and examine how they are likely to occur in the future.
CONNECTICUT — Residents are facing a lose-lose situation: announce to the government what specific property they own, or face potentially violent repercussions from the state. Many gun owners are refusing to register their firearms in what appears to be a massive act of civil disobedience, drawing threats from the state.
NEW YORK CITY, NY — Gun confiscation orders have been issued to 500 New York City residents to “immediately surrender your rifle.” Once again the country is reminded about how onerous the city’s gun control laws are and what a police state looks like.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The clock is ticking for citizens to surrender their lawfully purchased and owned gun magazines. By February, thousands of Bay-area gun owners are scheduled to be deemed criminals if they do not turn in their property to the police.
Retired police Lt. Harry Thomas tells of how he was harassed by corrupt police local and a city prosecutor over his incident involving a vicious dog attack, and watched a sworn officer deliberately perjure himself in court.
CALIFORNIA — Recent increases in budget and staff are enabling California cops to escalate their efforts to confiscate guns from people the state has deemed to be “Prohibited Persons” — people living amongst the public whom the state has decided, for one reason for another, are not deserving of exercising all of the inalienable rights enumerated in the Constitution. Victims of these disturbing raids describe how residents are met with overwhelming numbers of cops, frightened into letting the cops into their homes, and in at least some cases, are forced to the ground with guns pointed in their faces while police seize their property.