Correspondence between Congressman Adam Smith and Sean Regarding our 2nd Amendment

Dear Sean,

Thank you for contacting me about gun safety, the President’s policy proposals, and potential Congressional action on this issue. I appreciate hearing from you on this important concern.

On Friday, December 14, 2012, twenty children and six school teachers and administrators were killed in a horrific mass shooting at the hands of a mentally ill individual. Unfortunately, this tragedy is not the only one of its kind. This was the third mass shooting including Aurora and Oak Creek in the last year and fifth in the last several years with Virginia Tech and Tucson.

America is facing an epidemic of gun violence. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Vital Statistics System there were 32,000 deaths in 2011 alone involving firearms, with 11,101 homicides. Since 1982, there have been at least 62 documented mass murders using firearms, which only documents incidents in which at least 4 individuals were killed. Still other instances such as the Washington, D.C. beltway sniper attacks in 2002 took the lives of ten people over three weeks occur far too regularly.

Unfortunately, this is not an easy problem to solve. Primarily, I believe we have a cultural problem that needs to be addressed on every level, including through legislation. We must limit access to firearms, especially those that serve no purpose other than to kill. I am a cosponsor of legislation to ban high capacity magazines and clips. I am looking forward to supporting a stronger, more thorough version of the semiautomatic assault weapons ban. In order to purchase a gun legally, I believe everyone should have to clear a background check. This means addressing the gun show loophole and covering any person-to-person transfers of firearms.

We must also comprehensively tackle the way we address mental health in this country, improving the way we indentify and treat the mentally ill. I am personally concerned both by the lack of treatment and the difficulty authorities have in requiring dangerous individuals to receive treatment. In all of the tragic incidents listed above, after the fact, people came forward to make it clear that the individuals who committed the violent acts were known to be disturbed and dangerous long before they carried out their crimes. I believe that law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and judges should be given greater power to, at least temporarily, suspend gun rights to disturbed and dangerous people, to take steps to make sure they receive the treatment they need, and, in extreme cases, to civilly commit them until they receive that treatment.

I understand the difficulty of regulating firearms, and am prepared for the long road ahead. Despite some of the strongest laws in the nation in Connecticut, the guns used in Newtown were purchased legally. There are an estimated 270-300 million guns today in the United States, and approximately 40 percent of homes contain a legally owned firearm. Reducing access and availability of firearms may be one avenue that could reduce violence, and I would support a gun buyback program that has seen success in U.S. cities and internationally, such as the program in Australia.

President Obama offered an initial plan to reduce and prevent gun violence through executive actions.  It is now Congress’ turn to act to create lasting reforms that keep our communities safe.  As part of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, I will work with my colleagues to review the President’s plan, as well as other proposals, to put policies in place that protect our children and communities while maintaining the rights granted by the Second Amendment.

Historically, support for new gun laws has gone down over the last 20 years, despite increased acts of mass murder and gun violence. Any changes in federal law will require strong support and action from the American public. As policy makers and a society, we can and must do more to address this issue, and I look forward to working with all interested parties, including my colleagues here in Congress, to enacting positive change and making our communities safer.

Thank you again for contacting me. If I can be of any help to you or your family in the future, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Adam Smith
Member of Congress

To which I replied:

Congress person Smith,

I am in receipt of your cowardly letter supporting banning guns and decimating the 2nd. Amendment to the United States Bill of Rights and the United States Constitution dated January 24, 2013.

You need to get into your bikini and start swimming to China or Russia.  Your letter stinks of cowardice towards every U.S. sovereign person who has died/ is dying to protect the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights.  We have the right to govern ourselves.  Your letter is a statement of your belief in Communism.

Please leave the Republic of the United States and go live in China or Russia.

Sean T. Taeschner

7 thoughts on “Correspondence between Congressman Adam Smith and Sean Regarding our 2nd Amendment

  1. Great Shot Sean, kicked him right in groin too bad Adam Smith doesn’t have any balls.

    I like the short and direct approach when it comes to politicians. Thanks.

    Good day.

  2. Sean, I hope you let everyone in his district know that he is a traitor to the oath he took to the constitution. He sounds like every other traitor, same b.s. rhetoric! Great reply on your part. Get a picture and post it when he dons his bikini.

  3. ” I look forward to working with all interested parties, including my colleagues here in Congress, to enacting positive change and making our communities safer.”

    “We must hang together, gentlemen…else, we shall most assuredly hang separately.” — Benjamin Franklin


    HELP WANTED: ;0p





    * these are volunteer positions only , and potentially life endangering , APPLY AT YOUR OWN RISK .


    ~N.O. ;0p

  5. Wow. He actually cited Australia as an example. Facts, be damned.

    This can ‘t be a simple coward. This is a liar with a plan.

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