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It’s a “National Emergency”, you all better listen and comply (no, not COVID-19, “gun violence”).

Updated: May 20, 2020

(Note: read the article. It’s NOT calling for a “Gun violence national emergency”, it’s pointing out how quickly some will just start policing other people and get into others’ business because an emergency has been declared and busy bodies feel empowered. Gun grabbers are all for declaring an “emergency” to attack the 2A under “public health” and have stated though themselves. Put things into perspective, as those same gun grabbers are also all for hardcore enforcement under penalty of law and strict lockdowns due to COVID-19 ).

It’s very interesting that so-called constitutionalists are 100% fine with enforcement of the measures some states and municipalities are enacting to combat COVID-19. “Hey you, 6 feet apart”, “Hey there, that‘s more than 10 people gathering. I’m calling the cops”, “I’m so tired of my neighbors sitting outside and chatting, I better call the police so they can break it up.” “Bob down the street is sick and out cutting his lawn, I better notify the health department.” We’ve all seen it and we’ve even have people complain about people out buying non-essential items (here’s a prime example). It’s a national emergency, after all. These people are doing their civic duty. It should be celebrate.

Well, not so fast.

The truth is that yes, we are in a national emergency (COVID-19) and people need to take the proper precautions. But the actions and reactions of some should send shivers up your spine. Haters of freedom and personal responsibility have another “national emergency” they want to enact:

THE TWELVE victims killed in the Virginia Beach massacre were the people who knit the sinews of a society together, who plot the course of overhead wires and underground pipes, who set the course of roadways and sidewalks. They were municipal engineers and administrators, account clerks and agents, all of them making sure in some way or another that the essential connections and pathways everyone relies on would keep functioning. One of the victims had come simply to follow the rules, and file for a permit.
That they were murdered in cold blood at their workplace on Friday afternoon is another sign that our society is notfunctioning properly in the face of an awful scourge. Mass shootings at schools, newspapers, concerts, nightclubs and factories have become a threat to public health and safety in the United States, an epidemic of violence resulting in hundreds of deaths every year. Would the nation’s politicians be mute and paralyzed if, say, 199 people were killed by food poisoning, a defective toy, or an automobile part malfunction? That is the number who have died in mass shootings so far this year (along with 643 nonfatal gunshot wounds), according to one group that keeps track. Sadly, sensible gun control generates headlines for a few days after each massacre, but then nothing happens.
The reason for this inaction is no mystery: Politicians are intimidated by a gun rights movement, led by the National Rifle Association, that has for too long stood in the way of action. There are promising signs that this year’s crowded field for the Democratic presidential nomination might generate some long-overdue commitment to gun control, and some Democrats in Congress are devoting fresh attention to the crisis, which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has suggested is a national emergency. But the hour is late. The answers are not rocket science: universal background checks for gun purchases; banning semiautomatic assault rifles, which are weapons of war; putting limits on high-capacity magazines, which allow mass shooters to take more and more lives (these magazines were used by the Virginia Beach shooter) and other measures.

Just an “opinion piece” you say? Well, there are those that are digging around to find out just how this can be implemented here:

Trump is unlikely to declare a gun violence emergency, but with more Americans supporting stricter gun laws today than at any other time in the last 20 years, it's worth asking the question: What could a president actually do, without congressional consideration, during a state of emergency declared over gun violence?
The U.S. is awash in firearms: There are more guns than people in the country and, according to a Harvard University-Northeastern University study published in 2016, half the nation's firearms are concentrated in the hands of some 3 percent of American adults. These adults are mostly white, rural, male, and overwhelmingly conservative, according to demographic information analyzed by the Pew Research Center.
Could a president take federal action to seize their firearms?
Perhaps, under the Insurrection Act of 1907. In a masterful Atlantic magazine assessmentof America's emergency powers,