We’ve been hearing a lot about watch lists recently, but there is another kind of list that has nothing to do with terror. It’s the FBI criminal records database. And if you’re a resident of Hawaii and a legal, law-abiding gun owner … welcome to the list.
Hawaii’s governor signed a bill making it the first state to place its residents who own firearms in a federal criminal record database and monitor them for possible wrongdoing anywhere in the country, his office said.
The move by gun control proponents in the liberal state represents an effort to institute some limits on firearms in the face of a bitter national debate over guns that this week saw Democratic lawmakers stage a sit-in at the U.S. House of Representatives.
That second paragraph, by the way, is the perfect example of the bias in the media on this issue. “an effort to institute some limits on firearms”? There ARE limits on firearms, contrary to that bald implication, and moreover putting legal gun owners who are protected in their right to own firearms the U.S. constitution is not “an effort” at “limits”, it’s a gross attack on those freedoms against innocent American citizens.
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