Saturday, July 27, 2013

We The People already deemed what was best for us in our Constitution.

All Who Fail to Report Owner-
ship of Arms Are Liable
to Prosecution

    Hundreds o persons bought fire-arms in the city during the last six months and neglected to report the fact to the city and county clerk, according to law, statistics in his possession show. Every one of them is liable to a fine of $500., or six months imprisonment, or both.

    The law intends that the clerk should have means of checking up the neglect of the purchaser to report, according to Deputy City Attorney Carden, and provides that dealers in firearms and ammunition shall report the name and address of every purchaser, and other details, to the clerk "forthwith." This section has never been complied with.

    "It will be complied with, and that very soon," said Carden this morning. "I am making up a form for the report, copies of which will be sent to every dealer. Such dealer will, have to send the clerk and the sheriff a weekly report of sales. Names of purchasers who do not report to the clerk will be turned over to the sheriff. He will arrest them. Suspicious characters who buy revolvers and automatic pistols will be searched by the police at every opportunity and if they are found with the weapons on their persons they will be held for carrying concealed weapons.

    Carden pointed out that the system of registration which is to do put into effect will aid, the police in identifying criminals who throw away or lose their weapons after using them. "At present if a murder or an assault is committed and a gun left at the scene of the crime it is not a clue, for there is no 'certain means of identifying the weapon." said Carden. "With every gun sold reported to the sheriff and the clerk it will be an easy matter to find the owner of a lost weapon by the factory number."

[Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Saturday, July 15, 1916. Vol. XXIV, No. 7569. 3:30 Edition. Pg. 7]
    Hawaii became a Territory of the United States of America in 1898. Which means that the U.S. Constitution was in full force there. Which also means that the citizens of Hawaii were to be secured ALL of the rights of citizens of the United States. As shown in this United States Supreme Court decision here:
"...4. During the time it remains a Territory, Congress may legislate over it within the scope of its constitutional powers in relation to citizens of the United States, and may establish a Territorial Government, and the form of the local Government must be regulated by the discretion of Congress, but with powers not exceeding those which Congress itself, by the Constitution, is authorized to exercise over citizens of the United States in respect to the rights of persons or rights of property...."

"...More especially, it cannot be believed that the large slaveholding States regarded them as included in the word citizens, or would have consented to a Constitution which might compel them to receive them in that character from another State. For if they were so received, and entitled to the privileges and immunities of citizens, it would exempt them from the operation of the special laws and from the police regulations which they considered to be necessary for their own safety. It would give to persons of the negro race, who were recognized as citizens in any one State of the Union, the right to enter every other State whenever they pleased, singly or in companies, without pass or passport, and without obstruction, to sojourn there as long as they pleased, to go where they pleased at every hour of the day or night without molestation, unless they committed some violation of law for which a white man would be punished; and it would give them the full liberty of speech in public and in private upon all subjects upon which its own citizens might speak; to hold public meetings upon political affairs, and to keep and carry arms wherever they went."--Mr. Chief Justice TANEY, U.S. Supreme Court, Dred Scott v. Sandford, 60 U.S. 393 (1856).
    One of the main stated objects for establishing the government of the United States. Was in order to: "secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity". Yet the United States government has repeatedly refused to "secure" those "Blessings of Liberty" throughout its entire existence. It has allowed states like California, Hawaii, Illinois, New Jersey, and New York, just to name a few. To enact 'laws' that are blatantly repugnant to We The People's Constitution. And, that are clear violations of the right of We The People to keep and bear arms.

    In addition, the United States government has exercised 'powers' and 'authority' that were expressly denied to itself. By setting up a perverse system where a free citizen must receive 'approval' in order to exercise a Constitutionally secured right. One in which there is a database which stores all of the types of arms bought, and by whom they were bought. Thus circumventing one of the main reasons the right was intended to be secured to begin with. Which is of course, to allow We The People to be armed against the government itself in the event it degenerated into tyranny.

    When it comes to Constitutionally secured rights. Our Governments can only punish the abuse or criminal misuse of those rights. It cannot preemptively restrict/regulate rights out of fear, whether real or imagined. For that would nullify the whole intended purpose of We The People demanding our rights to be secured from government interferences to begin with. “Shall not be infringed” means precisely that which is written. And no amount of [supposed] plausible justifications for encroachment upon our rights should be tolerated. These people in our governments are our servants – NOT our masters. They are not permitted to dictate to We The People what they deem best for us. For that notion would defeat the whole intended purpose of a written Constitution in a Republic. We The People already deemed what was best for us in our Constitution. And our hired servants are BOUND by We The People's Constitution to honor our will as expressed in that instrument. And that should forever remain the case.

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