Gun rights group goes after Feinstein, which won’t bother Feinstein

Gun rights group goes after Feinstein, which won’t bother Feinstein

Sen. Dianne Feinstein in San Francisco on April 3. If Sen. Dianne Feinstein had to pick her political enemies, she couldn’t choose a better one than the Firearms Policy Coalition. The gun rights group, which says its mission is “to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and the People’s rights … especially the inalienable, fundamental, and individual right to keep and bear arms,” is taking on the California senator and her long-running call for tougher regulations on firearms. Feinstein “has one final goal before leaving office: a total ban on so-called ‘assault weapons’ and ‘high-capacity’ magazines,” the group said in a Thursday email calling on readers to “Stop Feinstein!” In November, Feinstein joined a number of other Democratic senators in introducing the Assault Weapons Ban of 2017, which would ban the sale of more than 200 assault-type weapons and detachable magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition. “After each (mass) shooting, we’re told it’s not the right time to act,” the senator said in a statement at the time. “We’re told to respect the victims by sitting on our hands. Well, the time for inaction is over.” There’s little chance of the bill passing in this Congress. But you never know, so the gun rights group is asking recipients to “chip in a contribution of $25 today to help defeat Dianne Feinstein and her national ‘assault weapons’ ban!” The group argues that there is no such thing as a civilian assault weapon. Without the […]

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