Blair Holt Bill Claim: A bill before Congress would prohibit ownership of handguns by those who have not obtained firearm licenses. TRUE Example: [Collected via e-mail, February 2009] It has s tarted. Very Important for you to be aware of a new bill HR 45 introduced into the House. This is the Blair Holt Firearm Licensing & Record of Sale Act of 2009. To find out about this - go to any government website and type in HR 45 or Google HR 45 Blair Holt Firearm Licensing & Record of Sales Act of 2009. You will get all the information. Basically this would make it illegal to own a firearm - any rifle with a clip or ANY pistol unless : It is registered You are fingerprinted You supply a current Driver's License You supply your Social Security # You will submit to a physical & mental evaluation at any time of their choosing Each update - change or ownership through private or public sale mus t be reported and cos ts $25 - Failure to do so you automatically lose the right to own a firearm and are subject up to a year in jail. There is a child provision clause on page 16 section 305 stating a child access provision. Gun mus t be locked and inaccessible to any child under 18. They would have the right to come and inspect that you are storing your gun safely away from accessibility to children and fine is punishable for up to 5 yrs . in prison. http://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/blairholt.asp Checked it on snopes :
I was excited when you were appointed I thought maybe things might change for the better but it is worse than ever. All those meetings you had were all smoke & mirrors you were never concerned about our morale.
Why did you even waste our time?
Instead of pressuring the Mayor to find it in the budget to hire more Po's you decide to put a new unit up and take Po's out of the districts knowing we are short on manpower. Oh I'm sorry they are going to hire 200. It's not enough with the promotions & retirees this year . You already have MSF & TRU use them. Oh they did find 59 Million to buy 2,000 SUV's over the next 3 years for us .Which will not go to the Po's we always get the sloppy seconds or thirds.
How about thinning out 35Th St . How is it that these guys & gals with 2yrs on go right to 35Th after their probation. How about putting a stipulation of 5 yrs on before you can work @ 35Th st.
What about merit promotions ? Why is it that won't happen unless you have clout. What about all the good police officers that deserve merit but can't get it because they have no clout . The aldermen get to put people they want for merit like the people that donate to their campaigns or help with their fundraising parties. Why should an Alderman have any say in who get promoted? Weren't you going to take applications for merit ?
Where were you when Mike Mette was in prison it took John Kass not you to get him out only after months of Kass columns about this in justice did you do anything. Should I start on what you did to Bill Cozzi.
We are the second largest Police dept in this country but you sure as hell wouldnt know it with the crap equipment we have to use & cars.
We are BITCHES IN BLUE. Not like that is a bad thing. We are strong women, with a fierce love for "the job", a fierce love for family, a fierce loyalty for our friends, and a fierce respect and loyalty for our brother's and sister's in blue. We are patriot's, we are warrior's. We are strong women, that fight the good fight everyday. We believe in truth, justice and the American way. We love our country, we love our job, and most importantly we stand for integrity, truth and reality. We are not women that have sat behind a desk our whole career's, we have fought the noble fight on the streets along side our partner's throughout our career's. We fight for life, liberty and the American way. Right is RIGHT.
Yes we are hot, yes we are beautiful, yes we are the police and most importantly YES we are American's.