glenn greenwald

glenn greenwald

We Do NOT Have To Risk Our Civil Liberties To Pass Sensible Gun Control Reform - No To Feinstein

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By all means, pass background checks, ban military grade assault rifles, require waiting periods....just DO NOT utilize an unconstitutional, riddled with error, shadowy 'terror watch list' to restrict citizen's rights. This is the type of thing that once enraged Democrats and liberals during Bush/Cheney's War on Terror, WHY are walking lockstep when these manipulations are done by DEMS? Chilling. MUST READ: Glenn Greenwald Article explaining the problems with implementing gun control through terror watch list: https://theintercept.com/2016/06/21/democrats-war-on-due-process-and-terrorist-fear-mongering-long-pre-dates-orlando/ ACLU statement on their opposition (and no, they don't oppose all gun regulation and they believe firearm legislation IS constitutional, they just object to TWO very troubling amendments in the legislation: https://www.aclu.org/blog/washington-markup/use-error-prone-and-unfair-watchlists-not-way-regulate-guns-america Huffington Post article on how YOU can be put on a 'Terrorist Watch List' and never even KNOW IT: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/25/terrorist-watch-list_n_5617599.html Why Gun Safety Linked to Terror Watch List is BAD idea: http://qz.com/709085/linking-gun-safety-to-the-terror-watch-list-is-a-bad-idea/ Rules for Being Placed on Terrorist Watch List: https://theintercept.com/2014/07/23/blacklisted/ Here's my video on the CISA provisions that Dems voted on in larger numbers than Republican back in December - way to destroy the internet and expand Bush type NSA spying into law guys - Elizabeth Warren was RIGHT there with them (all the links are in the video description on CISA and what it does and the vote breakdown) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN8Wq3gAUC4