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Buying a Gun? Brooklyn Senator Wants Your Passwords (1 Viewer)

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Buying a Gun? Brooklyn Senator Wants Your Passwords

State lawmakers are looking to social media to prevent mass shootings across the country.

Democratic Senator Kevin Parker of Brooklyn recently introduced legislation that would require applicants to hand over their usernames and passwords for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat when purchasing a gun.

Applicants would also submit to a search of the last three years of their browser history.

Not a surprise something like this would happen in my state. I don't personally own a handgun, but can't believe a politician would even try this. Thankfully I do not think this will pass. Imagine having any other rights suspended based upon your browser history being reviewed. Frightening stuff.
 
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Not a surprise something like this would happen in my state. I don't personally own a handgun, but can't believe a politician would even try this. Thankfully I do not think this will pass. Imagine having any other rights suspended based upon your browser history being reviewed. Frightening stuff.

gun banners hate all sorts of constitutional rights. he's scum
 
Buying a Gun? Brooklyn Senator Wants Your Passwords



Not a surprise something like this would happen in my state. I don't personally own a handgun, but can't believe a politician would even try this. Thankfully I do not think this will pass. Imagine having any other rights suspended based upon your browser history being reviewed. Frightening stuff.

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Think this is the one? ]Buying a Gun? Brooklyn Senator Wants Your Passwords

Here's the bill: S9191
 
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Buying a Gun? Brooklyn Senator Wants Your Passwords



Not a surprise something like this would happen in my state. I don't personally own a handgun, but can't believe a politician would even try this. Thankfully I do not think this will pass. Imagine having any other rights suspended based upon your browser history being reviewed. Frightening stuff.

Creepy as crap. Reminds me of China.
 
From the bill itself:

18 (b) All licensees shall be recertified to the division of state police
19 every five years thereafter. Any license issued before the effective
20 date of [the] chapter ONE of the laws of two thousand thirteen [which
21 added this paragraph] shall be recertified by the licensee on or before
22 January thirty-first, two thousand eighteen, and not less than one year
23 prior to such date, the state police shall send a notice to all license
24 holders who have not recertified by such time. Such recertification
25 shall be in a form as approved by the superintendent of state police,
26 which shall request the license holder's name, date of birth, gender,
27 race, residential address, social security number, CONSENT TO HAVE HIS
28 OR HER SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS AND SEARCH ENGINE HISTORY REVIEWED AND
29 INVESTIGATED, firearms possessed by such license holder, email address

30 at the option of the license holder and an affirmation that such license
31 holder is not prohibited from possessing firearms. The form may be in an
32 electronic form if so designated by the superintendent of state police.

In addition to the part that is capitalized I'd also like to draw attention to the bolded of things that a person must submit...

Quite frankly this bill, if it should pass, would be shot down by SCOTUS in a heartbeat. Right to Privacy alone will shoot it down. And rightfully so. The government has no need of such information.

Text of actual Bill S9191
 
From the bill itself:



In addition to the part that is capitalized I'd also like to draw attention to the bolded of things that a person must submit...

Quite frankly this bill, if it should pass, would be shot down by SCOTUS in a heartbeat. Right to Privacy alone will shoot it down. And rightfully so. The government has no need of such information.

Text of actual Bill S9191


I wonder if all the posters who claim to be "leftwing Libertarians" will oppose this nonsense. This is a clear violation of first amendment rights as well as the second and fourth. The person who proposed this should be brought up on treason charges.
 
It'll never pass a Constitutional challenge, and would be struck down.
 
gun banners hate all sorts of constitutional rights. he's scum

It would appear that Mr. Parker is a hothead with a history of violence including violence against women. I wonder if he owns a gun?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Parker_(New_York_politician)

In January 2005, Parker was arrested after punching a traffic agent in the face during a dispute over a traffic citation that he had been issued. He was subsequently charged with third degree assault, a misdemeanor. The charges were dropped after he agreed to take anger management classes.[2]

In 2008, an aide filed charges against Parker, claiming he pushed her during an argument and smashed her glasses.[2]

On May 8, 2009, Parker was charged with felony criminal mischief for attacking a New York Post photographer and damaging the photographer's camera and car door. According to prosecutors, the photographer's finger was broken in the alleged attack.[3] Parker was charged with a felony due to the value of damage to the camera and car door.[4] As a result, he was stripped of his leadership position as majority whip and chair of the Energy Committee.[5] Parker was convicted of a misdemeanor charge, criminal mischief, and on March 21, 2011 was sentenced to three years probation and a $1,000 fine.[6] Had he been convicted of the felonies, he would have automatically lost his seat in the Senate, and the Senate had already expelled Hiram Monserrate for misdemeanor charges earlier in the year. The Senate Democrats expressed an unwillingness to expel Parker as they had Monserrate.[7]

In February 2010, Parker was restrained by his colleagues during a profane tirade against Senator Diane Savino in which Parker referred to Savino as a "b****".[8]

In April 2010, Parker launched into an outburst while colleague John DeFrancisco of Syracuse was questioning a black nominee for the New York State Power Authority.[9] "Amid the nearly two-minute tirade, committee chairman Carl Kruger (D-Brooklyn) told Parker he would be removed from the hearing room if he didn't settle down."[9] Parker accused his colleagues of racism, and followed up in a radio interview by accusing his Republican "enemies" of being white supremacists.[2] Following the tirade, Sen. Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) was quoted as saying that Parker "need[ed] help."[9]
 
Creepy as crap. Reminds me of China.
Creepy is mild. But I have been sorta following this lunacy. I don't think these Dems. really thought it through.https://neonnettle.com/news/5703-ne...r-gun-owners-to-open-up-social-media-accounts What follows is an excerpt..." Rochester social media lawyer Scott Malouf saw privacy pitfalls in the bill, but also a potentially slippery slope where a social media or search audit for guns today could become something much more pervasive tomorrow. "So you can imagine if this went through," he said. "Five years from now, people saying, 'well maybe, licensed professionals, teachers, nurses, attorneys … we should look at their social media before we renew their licenses." Imagine if you can some hotshot senator busted for child porn etc.
 
From the bill itself:



In addition to the part that is capitalized I'd also like to draw attention to the bolded of things that a person must submit...

Quite frankly this bill, if it should pass, would be shot down by SCOTUS in a heartbeat. Right to Privacy alone will shoot it down. And rightfully so. The government has no need of such information.

Text of actual Bill S9191
Just curious but does the bill detail what content disqualifies a person from owning s firearm?

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