Romney on guns: Romney supports tougher victim disarmament laws

“As governor of Massachusetts, Romney supervised a commonwealth where state-funded billboards declare, ‘Have a gun, go to jail.’ As a result, the murder rate in Boston keeps climbing,” writes the estimable Vin Suprynowicz, in an article for titled VIN SUPRYNOWICZ: Seizing guns and socializing medicine — Romney’s a Republican?

The answer of Romney and his gang? Tougher victim disarmament laws, of course. In his 2002 race, Romney lauded those Draconian laws during a debate against Democrat Shannon O’Brien. “We do have tough gun laws in Massachusetts; I support them,” he said. “I won’t chip away at them; I believe they protect us and provide for our safety.”

What’s his plan to protect our guys in Baghdad? Take away their rifles and issue them really big whistles?

As governor, Romney in 2004 signed his own state ban on ugly-looking semi-automatic rifles, thus violating both the Second and 14th amendments — the latter enacted to stop racist governors from enforcing so-called “black codes” that make it harder for Americans of African descent to arm themselves for self-defense, as is now the case in Massachusetts.

Despite his reputation for flip-flopping on this issue, as on others, Romney told the American Spectator this year “my position is the same as it has been, which is I support the Second Amendment, but I also support (an) assault weapon ban, that’s why I signed a bill of that nature.”

Romney, who apparently owns no firearms despite claiming earlier this year that he did, joined the NRA last year and has claimed to be a hunter, but backed off that story when asked where he has ever had a hunting license and whose gun he used to go hunting.

Romney, who oversaw a $5.2 billion (23 percent) increase in state spending during his four years, also signed into law the closest thing to state-run socialized medicine yet seen in this country … more

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