Colorado –-(Ammoland.com)- Recently an incredibly reliable source with the highest access to this type of information informed me of the following. This is not some Internet conspiracy crap, this is the real deal, it really happened.
Back a few years ago when the so-called “D.C. snipers” were murdering people in the Washington D.C. area a new plan was enacted by conventional police in the Maryland and Virginia urban areas.
The killers used a .223 (5.56mm NATO) caliber rifle. The police found ejected cases at the crime scenes. So the local police hatched the following scheme. Go to various sporting goods stores and gun shops and get the 4473 Federal firearm registrations on anyone with a rifle in that particular caliber and contact them at their home in that area.
But the 4473 research is the domain of the ATF, they needed Federal assistance so ATF and FBI cooperation was gained and the police gained full access to the gun forms. Copies of the registrations were made and contact lists devised.
The local police would go to the firearm owner’s house and ask “PLEASE could we have your rifle to take down to our offices, test fire and compare the cartridge cases with those found at the crime scene.” Quit laughing, it gets worse.
With a simple “Please may we have your rifle…” to prove your innocence, the police were not only given the owner’s registered sale 4473 rifle(s) but in many cases the citizens had other .223 caliber rifles that were NOT on the new purchased 4473 forms and many of these guns were also voluntarily offered up by the cooperating owners to the police. And all it took was a simple “please.”
And, it gets worse. Many of the gun clubs and gun ranges in these areas maintain records on members or guests and the particular guns they are using on that day at the range, etc. Those records were immediately offered up to the police by the gun clubs and ranges. NONE of this was done through a warrant of any kind. Just a simple please…
The numbers of people that offered up their guns was “officially” found to be well over 90 percent (It approximated nearly 98 percent!). Of those who refused to turn in their guns for the testing (among them probably the killers if they were located in the first place) the contacting police officers would then resort to stronger verbal and intimidation techniques. The resisting gun owners basically replied “If you get a court order I will turn in my firearms, until then, no!” No court orders were never requested or obtained.
The firearms (most) were returned to the gun owners. However, the cartridge cases and identifying information have been coordinated and retained by the police and therefore constitute a voluntary (by the gun owners) cartridge case identification registration forever linked to their gun(s).
- Citizens were more than happy to “PROVE” THEIR INNOCENCE to the police.
- Citizens turned in their guns to the police for a simple PLEASE.
- People wanted to help catch the killers–by turning in their own guns.
- Gun clubs and shooting ranges voluntarily turned in their (NON-REQUIRED) records on members and visitors.
We are a country of sheep. …from my cold dead hands indeed.
Read more: http://www.ammoland.com/2014/01/stunning-citizen-roll-over-what-happened-to-from-my-cold-dead-hands/#ixzz2rF8CGVKd
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13 thoughts on “Stunning Citizen Roll Over – What Happened To “…From My Cold Dead Hands.””
Q: “Please may we have your rifle…” to prove your innocence
A: Get the hell off my property cop!
An optional response: give them the lead vaccines first, then if they are still moving around, beat ’em with the butt end of your side-arm or long-gun. that is effective use of arms!
that will be the only way they get my “tools”
My Fellow Patriots:
The best kind of slave,… is someone who is to stupid to recognize they are a slave.
JD – US Marines – People are going to die in the coming collapse/revolution,… the dumb/stupid will die faster,.. and in bunches;… Good riddence to them.
JD, you reminded me of the quote by Goethe:
“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.”
Everyone has a right to their stupidity, but for your safety, don’t abuse the privledge.
Theres one born every minute , that’s why we have who we do in government and in the White House
I would have done the common sense thing. While keeping the police calm and telling them exactly what you are about to do …I would have fired one shot into the air and let them take the brass. As far as giving them my AR-15 and hope I get it back? NOT.
but than you just gave them what they wanted anyways, a brass that would be marked from your gun..bad idea.
and two, discharging the weapon into the air infront of them would more then likely land you in the grey bar inn
nahh you should tell them to Get The F^&k off your Lawn!
Like i said all of my firearms are at the bottom of the lake due to my fishing boat turning over in over four hundred feet of water.
Yep, like I said before I’m glad I don’t own any. The law wouldn’t even have any business at my house to begin with. I’m a law abiding citizen (well, constitutional laws). Of course, if they did come by, I would remind them of how terrible those things are!
Lost mine in a poker game.
Never was much at cards.