This seems to be well researched and supported, even though it re-inforces my own pre-conceived notions about where all of this is headed. They seem conspicuously unencumbered by the Constitution or the basic provisions of existing law.
Let's Keep the Records and Pick Up the Equipment
Among the stumbling blocks there:
- The background check law specifically prohibited maintaining records of those checks.
- Presumption of innocence is flaunted by application of "watch lists".
- Although Sen. Kennedy merits suspicion in many minds he illustrates a problem with blacklists.
- Confiscation of owned property without due process is specifically prohibited by the Constitution.
- Both Holder and Feinstein like it.