Get collared years ago on a bogus drug charge because the oregano in your back pocket looked like was a bag of weed? Or maybe a judge back in 2006 dropped those charges because you were able to provide proof for that Adderall prescription? Under proposed legislation, it will not matter if you were innocent all along or even proven innocent by a court of law.My first act as president will be to propose legislation mandating that any senators or congressmen who sponsor legislation that infringes on the constitutional rights of the citizen will have their office moved to a bench in McPherson Square, where they can rub shoulders with the other bums.
Either way, you can forget about buying a gun.
The Fix Gun Checks Act of 2011 would greatly expand the definition of those legally prohibited from owning firearms to include anyone who’s ever been arrested — even if never convicted or found guilty — for drug possession within a five-year period.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Chuck Schumer thinks you're guilty until proven innocent
And even if you're innocent, it doesn't matter - at least when it comes to gun ownership.