Feinstein on gun control: Americans must decide if “personal pleasure is more important than general welfare”

Apparently the gun control debate is no longer about the Constitution and the 2nd amendment, it’s about your personal pleasure and the general welfare, according to Senator Dianne Feinstein:

I don’t really expect to agree with much that Mr. LaPierre says. Of course, he has the right to say it, and I have the right to do this.

I’ve tried to do it carefully. We have 22 co-sponsors. I recognize it’s an uphill battle. But I also know that these events are going to continue and America has to step up. The mothers, the women, the men of America have to make a decision as to whether their personal pleasure is more important than the general welfare.

Grievance killers look for these weapons. These weapons are easy to obtain. There are no background checks. You can buy them out of a back of a car, at a gun show. America’s laws are virtually nonexistent and, therefore, I think this is a good bill.

I intend to fight. I did it once before. If it doesn’t get done right now, be assured I will continue to press the case.

(h/t: PJ Tatler)

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  • Oh, so now we’re going to use the “general welfare” clause to abolish the Second Amendment? Outstanding.

    Perhaps we can use the same “general welfare” clause to throw out every single last Senator and Representative and start over.

    • Well I guess the bright side is she didn’t evoke the ‘Good and Plenty’ Clause…


      • badbadlibs

        I don’t know why I laughed out loud…but there ya go, I did!

      • OneThinDime

        Tis the gun and ammo purchasers that are already using the ‘Good and Plenty’ clause, we want a good and plenty amount of both!

    • LibLoather

      The Left tries to use the 14th Amendment every time they don’t get their way. Feinstein is blowing smoke out of her ass on orders from the Obama propaganda machine.

    • Don

      Good point Stupid Republic “to throw out every single last Senator and Representative and start over.” A very good start would be to defeat the 22 co-sponsors that signed along with this nutjob. If any of these morons are still in office after their next election, we deserve everything we get from these loons. 2010 AGAIN! That election was the biggest swing in Congress in decades. We have to keep flushing this scum or they will destroy our way of life.

      • Pat

        I have a REAL problem with congress and their own set(s) of rules – they aren’t included under obamacare, get paid for life, etc. – they have no “skin” in the game…..

    • Conservative_Hippie

      Amen to that!

    • clockwindingdown

      Regarding her argument of “personal pleasure”, where was Feinstein on the healthcare bill and providing contraception? Want to talk about personal pleasure…

      Oh the hypocrisy of the left is never ending. Not only that but these false arguments having nothing to do with the subject at hand or the reason there is such rights in the first place.

      The mere fact she wants to do away or drastically contract the 2nd Amendment goes to show our founders were correct in by creating the 2nd Amendment in the first place.

      Anyone out to protect me from myself is not only lying to me but is in fact trying to give themselves more control over me. That she brings up this Bolshevik line of thinking should be enough for treason charges to be filed and her to find herself in jail. Let a lone the fact this isn’t her first time in the back seat after the dance. That we have come this far as a nation without such charges filed shows how far off track we have veered.

      Why people are not calling her and others that support her patriotism into question is beyond me. She should be spending her time trying to defend herself not trying to subvert our constitution, the one she swore an oath to up hold. Where are the protest, where are the charges, why is she not in hiding for unpatriotic acts?

      • Jazzee


    • OneThinDime

      I’d like to use the “general welfare” clause to support deportation of illegal aliens, to support publication of all welfare and foodstamp recipients, to support release of all elected officials’ tax returns and those of their spouses and adult children

      • Jazzee

        right behind you

    • Jazzee

      amen to the senators/reps

  • wtd

    The Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights states this was decided against Feinstein before she was even a twinkle in her parents eye.

    • M_J_S

      You mean “twinkie”?

      • badbadlibs


        I think it was pink eye by the looks of the outcome. By looks I mean everything you can’t see.

  • aZjimbo

    No diane, my personal safety and that of my family are more important than any personal pleasure, any general welfare and anything else you spew out. And diane be rest assured that we have all drawn the line in the sand and we will fight you and your minions EVERY STEP of the way.

  • famouswolf

    Dumb b*tch.

    Lie, obfuscate, sneak, cheat, betray, pander. Rinse, repeat.

    You’ll press your treasonous case, I’ll continue to stand against you and all your slimy kind.

    • bongobear

      Well said Wolf!

  • They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. -Benjamin Franklin

    Post-traumatic Stupidity Syndrome. Are will still close to the Sandy Hook tragedy that we are willing to do anything, no matter how stupid or in conflict with our basic liberties or demonstrably not going to prevent the same tragedy from occurring again, just to say we did “something.” Over time, slowly, right by right, we are asking our government to restrict our Liberty in the pursuit of Safety and Happiness.

  • 57thunderbird

    General welfare?You stupid ignorant hag!Why don’t you just use the word that you want to use.The collective!Marxist dirt bag!

  • Rshill7

    I wish this “lady” would kiss me…right in the tail-bone.

    It’s “personal pleasure” to buy and own a weapon for self-preservation? If I can’t protect my family, who will?

    It ain’t pleasure you ugly commie. It’s responsibility.

    If you wanted to promote general welfare, you would make gun ownership mandatory, you stupid pile of…history-bereft genocide.

    Guess who I also want to try and protect my family from? You.

    Now git!

    • Conniption Fitz

      No, don’t let her dirty lying leftist lips anywhere near your ‘personal parts.’

      • Rshill7

        Oh yeah…good thinkin’ 🙂

    • aZjimbo


    • OneThinDime

      I’d be happy to send you a case of beans for you to enjoy first 🙂 Although perhaps would be best if we just rubbed her face in the puppy poop pile in spring after a long winter!

  • Conniption Fitz

    No, personal defense is our priority, not pleasure.

    Pleasure at taxpayer expense is the mark of your side, Democrat Senator (professional leftist propagandist) Feinstein.

    Senator Menendez, President Obama and Democrat Poster Girl Sandra Fluke are excellent examples.

  • AustindPowers

    That’s not the question at all… it’s not even a question of individual welfare vs general welfare… it’s a question of individual liberty vs the general welfare, and as soon as you realize that, you see that there is no general welfare without individual liberty.

  • Rshill7

    Police do not preempt or forestall an attack, they respond. See the difference? I didn’t think so.

    Someone should shove a Constitution up this women’s…constitution.

    Figuratively speaking of course.

    • bjohnson55

      Ewwww bad visual.

      • Rshill7

        Oh well…Can’t win ’em all 🙂

        Question: Do know at what temperature blood boils?

        • bjohnson55

          98.6 degrees if you have a brain (Conservative) and you are thinking on how the liberals are screwing up this country.
          Boiling point unknown if you are a liberal, they insist on using other peoples blood just like they insist on using other peoples money.

    • OneThinDime

      Such a waste of a great book! Maybe we could sit her down and have it displayed and read to her on a big screen for days on end and deprive her of sleep until she can recite it in its entirety.

  • marketcomp

    You know this statement is typical of these twisted democrats, “it’s about your personal pleasure and the general welfare”, according to Senator Dianne Feinstein. Do democrats really think we are all Menendez now! They are so sick and perverted that it permeates their every being. The 2nd Amendment in the Constitution is about protection of self and protection against a tyrannical Governement. Not personal pleasure! This entire gun debate was contribed becasue of Sandy Hook elementary school so how is that then translated to, “personal pleasure”! These have got to be the sickest and most stupid people people on the fact of the earth, right now!

  • bjohnson55

    This has to rank at the top of one of the stupidest statements made by one human being.

    • Conniption Fitz

      I dunno – each of the several female colleagues from California have done worse. Put them together as a satirical comedy team, (call them the Denizens of DC) they’d make a great addition to Saturday Night Live. They are their own parody.

  • Patriot077

    Dear Ms. Feinstein,

    It is my personal pleasure to advise you that you and your 22 co-sponsors have picked the wrong fight.

    The general welfare of the individuals who are law abiding citizens of these United States depends upon the literal reading of the Second Amendment. What part of “shall not be infringed” do you not understand?

    We.The.People.Understand.Every.Word. as well as the founders’ reasons for including it in our Bill of Rights.

    If you really wanted to fight violence you would encourage governors to address mental illness treatment and appropriate sentencing for violent criminals within their states.

    p.s. It would behoove you and your like minded pals to quit trying to pass off fraudulent data in support of your spurious attempts to restrict our liberty and personal safety. Whether you like it or not, the Constitution is still the law of the land.

    A law abiding, Constitution loving citizen of the United States of America

  • Sober_Thinking

    Man… when the loons fly west, she’s at the tip of the “V” isn’t she?

    Maybe she’s gotten too old to think clearly? Oh wait… she was always like that, huh?

    Madness. Moronic. Ignorant.

    • Don

      Liberalism is a progressive mental disease that gets more severe with age. Look at Bloomberg, Mayor of New York. With all the unbelievabler problems he has to deal with, the top of his list is banning 2 liter colas with pizza delivery. Not a sane person in this world would deny that is not complete insanity. The sad part is they only get worse.

      • Sober_Thinking

        Yep, it is. And you’re right.

  • Bunjy

    What is wrong with these people? It’s not like she’s talking about banning vibrators because they pose a danger of electrocution. (That would probably not survive constitutional scrutiny, right of privacy that has no real constitutional basis, you know. . .. *eyeroll). She’s talking about infringing a specifically enumerated human right that is clearly protected by the 2nd Amendment of the United States Constitution. From the Republicans-crickets. Man, my blood pressure can’t take much more of this tripe.

  • jgilman1

    He has the right to say it until we can take it away. Personal pleasure nope, personal safety, you bet yer faahugily ass.

  • aPLWBinAK

    Hey DiFi, tell us more about YOUR concealed carrying days…..ooops, were you hoping we’d already forgotten about you bragging about packin heat on the streets of SanFransicko?

  • maynardb50

    I just hate these leftists so much. And 4 more years of the CIC that hates the military
    is disgusting. I hope those occupiers stay unemployed, those welfare beggars keep begging, those so-called news people keep wondering what happened to their messiah, and the conservatives kick out all the RINO’s.

  • jgilman1

    Whos welfare are we talking about, criminals?

  • Personal pleasure and abortion on demand……

    -The hypocrisy bell rings-

  • you ugly, old b!tch.

    • Sorry but as much as most of us can’t stand her, that was a little too over the top. Please read the comment rules. Thanks.

  • garyinaz66

    maybe ask the sandra flukes of the country that question about “personal pleasure”, so we dont have to pay for her birth control. paid for birth control is not a right, but i think this is:

    the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.

  • mikeinidaho

    And you had better decide if you will uphold the Constitution or you will not.
    If not, We the People will and I suspect you will not like how we do it. ‘
    YOU are a traitor, period. You want my guns, COME AND TAKE THEM, if you dare.

  • WhiteGuy2

    No lady, you cant have our guns, so stop asking.

  • I’m not even going to justify wasting time listening to this fool. I’ve decided, you freaking hypocrite that American’s God given, Constitutional rights are more important than the government trying to control the people. It’s time our government be reminded that they work for the people, not the other way around.

    • PVG

      How embarrassing! CA has this senile imbecile, babs, stretch, and moonbeam…..God help us!

      • I know. But it seems most states these days have plenty of imbeciles to go around. 🙁

        • PVG

          Agreed. But here in CA it’s like a cancer.

        • famouswolf

          Oh, yes. What is really frustrating is that they are concentrated in the cities for the most part, and yet have been controlling the direction the country is going.

          Just last Saturday my wife and I went to a hamburger joint we love about twenty miles north of Seattle, and I commented to a laugh that we were back in the USA. That’s just how concentrated they seem to be. I think Washington state is still 95%+ conservative…but Seattle is determining statewide elections. Plenty of imbeciles in a few dozen major population centers, it seems. Most frustrating. Someone from California made a similar comment. What can we do about it?

          • AllantheK

            Voter ID in every way enforced and no more any otherway but Tuesday.

            • famouswolf

              We need to get back to going to polls to vote instead of trusting mail in ballots, for one thing.

              • Patriot077

                I never have trusted the mail in ballots. Not the mailing of them per se, but exactly what happens to them when they are opened. Do they have a big red trash can in the mail room? 🙂

              • And paper ballots. No more soros owned voter machines.

          • Too true famouswolf. 🙁

  • opinionatedhermit

    Collectively, giving up Miranda would make for a safer society….

  • Rshill7

    Here’s the San Francisco motto as I see it:

    Personal pleasure uber alles!

    You worship personal pleasure while causing general misery. Then you spit out this? You hippie, happy, hypocrite.

  • Army_Pilot1967

    Hey, Feinstein, it’s not about personal pleasure……it’s about CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS!!!!!

  • She has Alzhiemers.

  • This woman really needs to check the laws that are already on the books. When you purchase a weapon the dealer always runs an FBI check on the individual prior to authorizing the sale. At gun shows, every person there that is selling a weapon is an FFL (Federal Firearms License) dealer. If you go through a concealed carry class or SDA as it is known in Oklahoma (Self Defense Act), you go through an OSBI background check before you can receive your permit. If you are wanting to buy a Class III permitted item, you go through an ATF & E background check before you can get your approval stamp. This whole new background check they are talking about is already being done every where I know so I am more than little concerned what it is they are really talking about when they say Back Ground Checks – very disconcerting to say the least.

  • She equates a gun = personal pleasure for some? Who the h2ll does she hang with?

    • James1754

      After all, her district is San Francisco and Berkeley.

  • notebene

    For your information, Senator Feinstein, I will speak for myself as a mother and a woman, you have never-ever represented me! I am ready, willing, and able to defend myself and my family, if need be! How dare you infringe on my Constitutional, (you know, that document you swore to uphold), right to do so! You want my guns? MOLON LABE! How dare you attempt to push your fascist agenda on law abiding citizens of this nation! You liberal sow!

  • James1754

    “their personal pleasure” What has this to do with gun control? Or is she planning on including items other that guns in her bill?

    • jleinf

      Lie cheat and steal it’s the democratic way. Who the F votes for these losers?

      • johnfromjersey

        Easy, people like Encimon.

      • James1754

        In her case, San Francisco and Berkeley is where she started. When she was the mayor of San Francisco she wanted to ban all firearms and have door to door searches.

    • Patriot077

      I think the definition of “Personal Pleasure” in their book is actually what we would call “Free Choice”.

      • James1754

        As she was the mayor of San Francisco, the term “personal pleasure” could mean some very strange things.

  • CMP

    So now the 2nd Amendment is for “our personal pleasure?” That is the most insulting thing I think I have ever heard her say. And that is really saying something.

  • 57thunderbird

    Can’t fix stupid.And the liberals are very close to being the sole owners of stupid.

  • DCGere

    I can’t believe this woman got voted into office. The sheeple get what they deserve.

    As for me and my “general welfare”, you can be dang right I’ll keep my CLP and right to bear arms. What an idiot.

  • BorntoSynthesize

    So says the arrogant old dingbat who I’m sure has well armed bodyguards for her protection. Hypocrisy and stupidity at it’s finest.

    • 57thunderbird

      I believe she also holds a CCW.

  • poljunkie

    Diane—can you spell CONSTITUTION, The.

    Read it.

  • 57thunderbird

    This person and her twenty two treasonous cohorts are picking a fight that they will regret.Make a list of the names for future reference.They will all be looking for new employment very soon.Well with the exception of this numbskull.She is from Cali after all.Just like Nan Piglosi.

    • Patriot077

      Yes, and she just won re-election so she’s an albatross for another 6 years.

      • 57thunderbird

        Oh brother. ;(

        • Patriot077

          I’m glad she’s not my senator, but my two are every bit as bad. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell.

  • NJK

    Go to hell, lady! I hope the worst evil comes upon these people.

  • MominNV

    she’s as looney tunes as botox queen. My gawd!

  • armyvet10

    Mrs. Feinstein, I disagree with your assumption. The Declaration of Independence contained in the Constitution, a document that you and all other politicians swore to uphold and defend, disagrees with you as well. Greater thinkers and writers brought forth this document to inspire a people and give birth to the greatest nation on Earth. I’m sure the forefathers would disagree with you as well.

    “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, –That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.”

    Keep being stupid and you could be unemployed and ran out of town.

    • Patriot077

      Don’t you just love the ring of the words “consent of the governed”?

      • armyvet10

        Yes I do. The further one reads the Declaration of Independence, one can clearly see why the Forefathers put the Bill of Rights together and why these Bill of Rights are so important. This includes the 2nd Amendment. The grievances registered against King George plainly exposes why the “Right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed upon” makes so much sense. Mrs. Feinstein and other liberals will never understand.

        • Patriot077

          I think they understand all right. They just think they are superior.

  • aposematic

    If things keep going the way they have been going the General Welfare will depend on all the patriots owning guns.

  • jleinf

    So just when did California doctors perfect surgical bolt removal from the neck?

  • CalCoolidge

    Yeah, why should the personal pleasure of 300 million trump the personal pleasure of Feinstein.

  • Rshill7

    I love this 2 minute video. Not that you need further proof that Biden’s pretty much the biggest fool to ever draw a breath 🙂

    It’s women shooting shotguns followed by a women shooting an AR-15. Big difference.
    I’ve been wanting to see a video like this. Enjoy:

    • jleinf

      Thanks for that post and that’s why I’m getting one or several lite Ar 15s for my family members.

  • It’s her “personal pleasure” to see peons disarmed, which violates our general welfare.

  • jleinf

    Hey MSM, do you think this gal talking about senator Menendez or gun control? I’m thinking Menendez because it appears he was burning taxpayer dollars on hookers,blue pills and unpaid flights to the DR. Whats you say?

  • Ray

    She should ask the same thing about homosexual acceptance and disease control.

  • Stehekin912

    “Personal pleasure”????? Oh for Pete’s sake.

  • No, sorry lady, it’s “Americans must decide if “personal freedom and responsibility are more important than letting a corrupt socialist leach like I am take control over the lives of American citizens””

  • Alijandro

    The better question is do people want to give away all their power to a handful of politicians and risk tyranny or do people want to be able to live their own lives without fear of the government or criminals kicking in their door in the middle of the night?

  • Deepo

    My reading of The Constitution shows it to be a *RIGHT*, says nothing about “pleasure”.

    Disregarding the outright idiocy and butchering of what she was trying to convey, yes my pleasure and rights is more important than her idea of welfare

  • ping2424

    I am not sure where the 2nd amendment says ‘for fun you guys can have guns, they are for pleasure only.’

  • ping2424

    Americans must decide if “personal pleasure of women NOT being raped is more important than general welfare of rapists”

    • famouswolf

      LOL You just reminded me of the perfect reply to this.

      The US Marines have a saying, for boots….’This is my rifle and this is my gun, this is for killing and this is for fun’. Whilst holding their rifle in one hand and their ahem in the other…

  • RKflorida

    She seems to think that gun ownership is like owning golf clubs. Just a sport don’t ya’ know. These elite pigs are just not capable of understanding that the 2nd amendment is about staying alive and free. Defense against the violent portion of our society and defense against the tyranny of our own government. This pathetic creature is the reason I want a gun. I have to defend against her and all the rest of the demented freedom destroyers in our government.

  • Susanna958

    This is because the NRA backs pro-gun Democrats even though it puts that party in a position of power. They should make sure no Dem. wins, no matter his personal position.

  • madnessofjack

    …Ruger has a “take action” page to send a message to our representatives that gun owners take their gun rights seriously and wont stand idly by as the “progressives” seek to cripple the 2nd amendment.

    Please help and spread this around

  • bjohnson55

    This brilliant statement (sac) could be applied to Roe V Wade now couldn’t it.

  • anneinarkansas

    This woman is chilling. She is just out to be seen and heard by liberals.
    Do not give her an inch…she will take a mile.

  • UnCL3

    Scr3w you and the state you ruined. All liberals should outlawed from moving to red states.

  • freechic

    Impeach her and the 22 she rode in on! It’s absolutely none of her business what Americans purchase. Her bill is a simple infringement of the Second Amendment and she has violated her oath of office by proposing it. If I lived in California I would be calling for her impeachment….or recall.

    She calls it “personal pleasure” to own a firearm instead of what it is, which is personal defense. Yet even if it was strictly FOR pleasure, it would still be elevated above her “general welfare” clause. That is why the Constitution was written….it was FOR THE INDIVIDUAL!

  • UnCL3

    FrankenFeinstien will probably die in office from old age. She’ll never get voted out of office. Look at the electorate she represents.

  • Aworldinchaos

    Her statement is upside down and spinning around inside her plastic face, she says NRA has free speech but no gun rights only a choice, now im confused. I wish she chose not to talk,be better for my health

  • Charles MacMurray

    I have to piss real bad, why hasn’t she dropped dead yet.

  • savageob1

    no yahoo, you do NOT have a right to infringe on anyone’s God given (or natural if you prefer) rights, but I DO have the right to work to infringe on your position in congress! lying, cheating, thief.

  • Suzyqpie

    ” America’s laws are virtually nonexistent and, therefore, I think this is a good bill.” A little off topic perhaps, laws are not virtually nonexistent, they are literally nonexistent when the topic is illegal immigration, aka, criminal immigrants, aka (newest euphemism) English learners. The people that we elected to represent US allowed Mexico, et al, to export their poorest, least educated, most disgruntled constituency to the USA? Señora Feinstein, you possess the unmitigated audacity to question the very clear 2nd Amendment? Really, you do? CA saw clear (ok, it took 40 yrs) in the folly of Pete Stark and kicked him to the curb, maybe they can see clearly enough to do the same with this antedulivian relic.

  • 22 against 200 million. She uses the i four times in one minute. She scares more than any gun.

  • Diogenes_wy

    She was a clueless dingbat and obsfucator back in the seventies when she was on the SF board of Supervisors and it appears that time has not improved her in any way.

  • FreeManWalking


    The second amendment not only provides for my personal pleasure, it is the mainstay guaranty of my “general welfare”!

  • jvd5695

    My personal LIBERTY is more important than your view of “general welfare.”

    Just so you know, You dirty old commie, you can’t take away my God given rights, you can only attempt to infringe upon them. They weren’t given to me by you or the Constitution. I am not a subject.

  • FreeManWalking

    babs…mDear, I use that term loosely, the sooner you and your ilk in government are pushing up daises, the better chance I have of retaining my General Welfare.

  • guppymanster

    Diane Feinstein and Barack Obama are the worst types of liars. The Obama administration has been caught sending fictitious tweets to congressmen on gun control. Only problem is the people who tweeted this barf don’t exist. That is sort of like a polling official in Ohio who voted six times for Obama. It is embarrassing to watch his daily melodrama and his Greek tragedies. There is no need for gun control but their is a serious need for Obama control.

  • Willy2013

    Did you hear? Our Pathetic President is creating fake Twitter accounts to push Gun Control


    Read this and see for yourself

  • is it just me or did she smile when she said it will happen again? this is a evil woman

  • repubboy

    THis is not about pleasure ! Senator, THIS IS ABOUT FREEDOM ! Just who the hell do you think you are ? You work for US we the the people allow you to serve us ! So back off you twisted old biddy !

  • StrangernFiction

    Americans need to put aside the personal pleasure of owning a firearm to protect themselves? This from a ‘rat (ie a staunch supporter of a woman’s right to be irresponsible, even if it means murder)?

    These people are fvcking monsters.

  • Amjean

    She has this backwards! We need to own guns for the general wefare.

  • tinlizzieowner

    “The mothers, the women, the men of America have to make a decision as to whether their personal pleasure is more important than the general welfare.”

    Feed that ‘personal pleasure’ krap to your fellow Democrat Menendez. We can see through his BS and we can see through yours too.

    • KN

      “The mothers, the women, the men of America have to make a decision as to whether their personal pleasure is more important than the general welfare.”

      Right – because it’s morally superior to have a women raped and left for dead than the women holding a smoking gun in her hand with a dead perp at her feet.

      • tinlizzieowner

        Right, and where are all the ‘Women’s Liberalizationists’? 😉 😉

  • KN

    I’m sure these survivors of criminal attacks are glad an armed CITIZEN was nearby to assist:

    Gunman killed at Sullivan Central

    East Ridge home intruder stopped by armed residents,

    Shawnee Woman Thwarts Home Invasion

    Robbery victim wants to thank Good Samaritans who came to his rescue

    Madera pharmacy owners survive shooting, 1 arrested

    Robbery halted by grandmother with a gun

    “Assault rifle” saves teenagers from home invasion burglars

    Man Shoots Robbery Suspect, Protects 2-Month-Old Son

    Homeless man thwarts robbery in Hollywood,

    Man fatally shoots intruder

    Suspects in home invasion near Michigan City charged

    College Student Shoots, Kills Home Invader

    12-Year-Old Oklahoma Girl Shoots Home Intruder

    Grand Forks homeowner shoots at burglar

    RIT Students Accosted By Gunmen In Their Home

    War veteran pulls gun on burglar

    Magnolia Mother Fires Back At Burglary Suspects

    Armed guard disarmed teen in Atlanta school shooting, says police chief

    Martin Luther King Jr. High School coach shoots attackers

    Suspect shot, killed in west Vegas break-in,

    86-year-old woman grabs gun in self-defense

    Tacony store owner shoots armed robber dead

    Man attempts to rob gas station; owner brandishes pistol

    Intruder shot breaking into home

    2 teen brothers shot while trying to rob 2 men working on public lighting pole

    Chehalis homeowner shoots, wounds intruder

    72-year-old great-grandmother holds men at gunpoint for police

    Guns Used to Save Two Women from Attackers

    Security Guard Fends Off Armed Hold-up Using An AR-15

    Family fights back when 3 gunmen storm their home; one intruder shot

    CATO Self Defense map: http://www.cato.org/guns-and-self-defense

    “The only defense against violent evil people are good people who are more skilled at violence.” ~ Rory Miller ~

  • conservativemama

    And so if she rids the Constitution of the 2nd Amendment, which one goes next? Because as we know, the Left never stops, is never satisfied, is always on the relentless march to rob us of our individual freedoms. The Bill of Rights is just so 18th century, so old, so dead white guy.

    Another woman who serves as little more than an embarrassment to the gender.

    She swore to uphold the very same Constitution that she seeks to destroy. Treason. Tyranny. Thy name is Feinstein.

  • KN

    The hypocrisy of Obama, Bloomberg, Feinstien and others from the Left

    Mayor Bloomberg has a small cadre of hired hands who are near and with him literally 24 hours a day. They are armed, all the time, and they are paid to worry about these things so he doesn’t have to.

    Likewise, President Obama has a literal army of trained, armed soldiers in the form of parts of the military and an entire division of officers (The Secret Service) who’s job it is, once again, to make this not his problem for both him and his entire family. Michelle and his children do not have to concern themselves about these issues because there are literally over a thousand others who are paid to take that responsibility — up to and including eating a bullet in their place.

    Karl Denninger’s full article at Jews for the Preservation of Firearm Ownership:


  • “I don’t really expect to agree with much that Mr. LaPierre says. Of course, he has the right to say it, and I have the right to do this.”

    I’m just surprised that she still says he has the “right” to say what he wants to say. If she doesn’t like the Second Amendment, what’s to stop her from not liking the First and passing laws against that one too? The answer is, nothing. This just shows how much power these miscreants want. I think it’s amazing that they think they can pick and choose which Amendments we can keep or lose. Generations of Americans gave their lives to protect these rights, all of them, and it’s not up to jerks like this to just take our rights away from us. If we don’t have the Constitution, gang, we have a lot of nothing. This is not negotiable. We must stand against these tyrants any way we can. It’s the least we can do for all the many patriots that came before us.

    • 57thunderbird

      Amen Liberty!Well said.

  • Sandra123456

    The purpose of the 2nd Amendment is that we the people will have the ability to overthrow a tyrannical government, to rid ourselves of government nannies/dictators. It is not about pleasure.

    Feinstein another reason for term limits.

  • Vote this down, every letter and every word!! Thee is no other option. If Congress goes with Finestein and her ban and forfeiture law, why is there an 2nd Amendment?? Then, how much longer will it be before the Congress passes a law for the citizens to surrender their firearms that Finestein’s law currently exempts. While there are about 2200 exempted firearms under Finestein’s current Legislation, the gun-grab is here if this law passes in any form.

    She wants these semi-auto firearms non-transferable upon death of its owner, and then to be forfeited to the government. NFA of 1934 dont even require that!!

  • Jazzee

    diane diane shut UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! retire go away get a new hairdo learn how to talk or just go away please you are a bimbo

  • white531

    It is amusing, at least to me, that the most promising state in our Union, turned out to be what it is today. California was the engine of America’s future. Agriculture, Aerospace, Solar, Progressives. Wait. Progressives were not originally the plan that California had in mind. Never mind. They are here now, and they have taken over one the greatest states in our union.

    When most people think of California, they think of movies. Shows the lack of knowledge, of the average American. In spite of the movie industry, California is one of the most productive agricultural regions on the planet. Why is that, you ask? Well, its the climate, basically. California has two growing seasons. The first one, and then the second one, right after the first one. Sounds crazy, I know. But that’s the difference between California and Wisconsin.

    You like strawberries? California supplies the entire world with strawberries. You live in France? And you like strawberries? Those strawberries on your crepes, came from California.

    Okay, so where am I going, with this current rabbit trail?

    I guess where I am going, is how easily Communism can destroy Creativity. The great State of California used to be one of the most productive States in our Union. It is no more. They are now bankrupt. They chased away the golden egg of Aviation and Aircraft Production. They taxed it to death. All that Industry now resides in Georgia and Mississippi. They are glad to have it.

    California is left with Hollywood, and massive debt, that they have no hope of repaying. Because California has become yet another, “Welfare State.” They are supporting so much welfare and free programs, for people who don’t want to work, that they simply cannot generate enough income to pay for it. You think Obama is an Idiot? Jerry Brown could teach him things about being an Idiot he never thought of.

    Add the millions of Illegals who call California home. They pay their own way, right? I’ll give you a moment to absorb that.

    California is a model of what this entire country is becoming, faster than we realize. You can ignore it all you want. That is your prerogative. If you do choose to ignore it, then you ignore it, at your peril. It is bad enough that you ignore it at your peril, but when you ignore it at my peril, it somehow becomes personal.

  • warpmine

    If this women really cared about the children, she would stop funding of abortion and issue straws and wads of paper to the soldiers so they couldn’t accidentally hit small children standing in front of terrorists.

  • mark1955

    “Americans must decide if personal pleasure is more important than general welfare”. General welfare is much more important and to that end the Keeping and Bearing of arms by individual American Citizens, is paramount to the “General welfare” and survival of our Republic, by not interfering with our God Given Second Amendment Rights!

  • Kordane

    Quote: “The mothers, the women, the men of America have to make a decision as to whether their personal pleasure is more important than the general welfare

    She’s going ahead with her gun controls no matter what people decide. So no, the mothers, the women and the men of America do NOT get to make that “decision”.

    But hey, you hear her, folks? You have to decide between your unalienable individual right to the pursuit of happiness…. and the general welfare. She clearly thinks the former should be violated for the latter, even though it’s “unalienable” and should never ever be violated, no matter what.

    The “general welfare” only means those things which benefit everyone – Not just benefit one group at the expense of another group.

  • pdxlady

    Oh man, she just won re-election in November, so she will be there working on this until 2018…like a dog with a bone. (If we don’t stop it by then)

    We The People must fight this like nothing we have ever fought for in our lives. These are extraordinary times.

    A little history about the first Revolution Time-Line:

    1774 – Government bans the sale of the “Original Assault Rifle”

    1775 – Government Orders Confiscation

    1776 – Revolution

    “I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.” Thomas Jefferson

  • kloyd0306

    The law abiders will not be allowed to arm while the law breakers will get them no matter what. This underlines why liberalism is a mental disorder.

  • smokymacpot

    Apparently both of my “dumbass” Senators don’t know a thing about the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution. This mean they both lied when they took the Oath to uphold the Constitution of the Laws of the United States. I say it time for Feingold and Boxer to retire to the Socialist country of their choice immediately, preferably some muslim socialist country. Oh and take Nancy (the heritic Catholic }Pelosi, and Maxine Waters aka Moron with you.

  • NCHokie02

    Personal pleasure?? How about individual liberty!! To paraphrase Ben Franklin, “those that give up liberty for security deserve neither”.

    She’s going to quote a “general welfare” wording in the Constitution but completely ignore the 2d Amendment of that same document??? What a tard.

  • 911Infidel

    I don’t need some old bat telling me or mine how to live. Listen you old tart, why don’t you go and read the Constitution and the Bill of rights instead of making emotional appeals with your inner totalitarian nanny. We can fend for oursleves and make our own decisions, Adults and patriots don’t need your advice or consent. Go lick your own chains, grab your broom and go haunt some other venue.

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  • stage9

    “I don’t really expect to agree with much that Mr. LaPierre says. Of course, he has the right to say it, and I have the right to do this.”

    According to who or what? What “power” grants Mr. LaPierre the “right” to say what he says?

    The First Amendment to the Constitution?

    Then if the First Amendment grants Mr. LaPierre the right to SAY what he wants to say, why then does the 2nd Amendment not grant him the right to bear arms as he chooses?

    She’s cherry picking and using the Constitution to impose her own will upon the people of the United States and is granting powers to herself where none exists in law.

    I say again, I would like for Ms Feinstein, and all other gun confiscation advocates (let’s stop using their term: “gun control”) to look into the camera and explain to the American people what power grants her the right to ignore the Constitution of the United States and arbitrarily choose which parts to obey and which to censor.

    She needs to tell us who appointed her God to tell me that although I have a “right” to speak, I have no right to defend myself with a weapon of equal deterrence to other modern threats.

  • JungleCogs

    Democrats always want to turn their wants into a ‘values’ argument. But values are subjective; a Constitutional right is not. Those of us who support Liberty and Freedom often make the mistake of getting sucked-in trying to play the Democrat’s ‘values’ game.

    If we were a Democracy that would matter; but we’re not, we are a Constitutional Republic. When it comes to Constitutional issues the majority does not automatically rule as they would in a Democracy. Feinstein can go pound sand.

  • MadAsHellJack

    Dem Sen. Diane Feinstein: Gun Owners Should Decide Between “Personal Pleasure” And “General Welfare”…

    Dianne, you meant WARFARE didn’t you???

  • Folks, The DHS has defined itself as a Terrorist Organization because of their purchase of an enormous order of ammunition and deployment of drones for the killing of Sovereign Citizens of The Republic of the united states of America. Dianne Feinstein and others supporting restrictions on the armaments We, the People, may want to equip our Constitutional Militias have hung a target on themselves that we have the Duty to shoot!!!

  • fishmonster

    She has been off her medication far too long.

  • Feinstein and personal pleasure in the same sentence is disgusting!

  • Di baby, the General Welfare depends on an intact 2nd Amendment and Constitution or there will be no General Welfare.

  • Someone should ask the ignorant ‘B’ why she sees them as being mutually exclusive.

  • These enemies of liberty, are totally discarding the fact that our RIGHT to carry and bear arms is a NATURAL RIGHT just as the right to LIFE, and LIBERTY, PROPERTY. Having suchs natural rights, we also have the NATURAL righ to defend those rights, and here is the grounds of such right. Any attempt to limit this right is an attempt to deny our most sacred natural right and enslave us, and leaving us at the mercy of all the predators of this world. This right is not given to us by the 2nd Ammendment, the 2nd simply codifies in law what is ours by NATURE, namely, the RIGHT to defend ourselves against agression, by a burglar, or any other such theat, including all the vermin who tray to disarm us and reduce us to prey of all the predators in this world, which includes tyrannical politicians.

  • posetong

    And we have decided you pumpkin head liar traitor, we have decided to try you for treason and exile you out of the U.S. and back to Israel , you and your criminal husband. We will not allow you or any of your ilk to get away with what your getting away with behind closed doors and smoked filled rooms, you old evil hag , your days are numbered.

  • Personal protection is general welfare. It has nothing to do with pleasure.

  • Recall Fraulein Feinstein. She is a Nazi and a Tyrant.

  • agas84363

    why do we need a jacka$$ like this women preaching to us??….

    Shut up ALREADY!!!!!

  • Vin Mega

    And rest assured, we will be right there to press back. You are a loon and what you are doing is shameful.

  • Vin Mega

    Can you help us send a message in NJ that our Second Amendment rights will NOT be trampled on?
    Please sign and pass on. We are running 2 petitions, please help us send a message to NJ. Our legislators will not listen to us at all.




  • straitshot

    Here are the facts: There are bad guys out there and I do NOT consider the necessity to defend either myself and family from them, or any potentially out of control government, in any respect to be a ‘personal pleasure’. It factors down to more of human right, borne of oppression, abuse and disrespect. In this light, history has repeatedly demonstrated that guns in the hands of responsible citizens are not the problem. But a disarmed, ill informed public can fall prey to many evils, for they inevitably seek to exploit the vulnerable We have a Constitution in place. It frames the law of the land and guarantees certain inalienable human rights. Let us not ignore it or let it be compromised.

  • walter conell

    what’s next – “do it for your country”?

  • Scary as it may seem, I trust arms in the hands of civilians over arms in the hands of the GUNverment, an entity that supposedly derives it’s power and legitimacy from “we the people.” With respect to gun control, I say to the Federal Govt and police forces, “You first, then I’ll think about it.