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Newtown father: ‘You’ll have to take my guns from my cold dead hands’

Posted on: February 4th, 2013

A video of a father, Bill Stevens, whose daughter attended Sandy Hook Elementary school, scene of the mass shooting in December, is making its rounds today of his testimony against gun control at a Working Group Public Hearing at the Connecticut State Capitol on gun violence prevention.

Although his daughter was not harmed in the shooting, his daughter’s friend’s little sister was a victim.

In his testimony, he was very clear on his stance against going after legal gun owners and that no one will take his freedom away to protect his daughter.

Stevens told the panel that he is not there to cite statistics, lives saved by a gun or the economic impact. He was there to remind those people about the U.S. Constitution and the 2nd Amendment, the Constitution of the State of Connecticut in regards to self-defense.

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  • marineh2ominer

    A real American that has not been brainwashed by the progressives and their lapdog mainstream media. .

  • angelodp

    Perfect from beginning to end.

  • ConstitutionReader

    This is all fine enough, but “self defense” is not the reason for the 2nd. Taming a government’s natural inclination towards tyranny is more the point.

    • DEANS

      I AGREE THAT “SELF” DEFENSE IT NOT THE REASON BUT SELF-PRESERVATION FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT THAT HAS GONE RABID MOST CERTAINLY IS. The 2nd amendment also said that “THESE RIGHTS SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED”. Just like the Bible, it said it, I believe it, and that’s it.

    • ginger

      Mr. Stevens mentioned that in his testimony. He reminded them about the Constitution,…not that they care…but I do.

  • cottagemist

    Common sense parent..realizes guns do not kill children,or others…people kill people..my guns have yet to act upon their own..rattlesnake,wolfs,bobcats,bear are a few predators to protct.myself, property, animals from..yet not the human predators..which are many…Women must have the weapons of choice to better suit my/our survival….My Constitutional Rights…God bless this man for his candor, courage.

  • Don

    When the tyrants understand…we will NOT bow down to their whims or unconstitutional laws…then we will have liberty once again…MOLON LABE!

  • foxxybey

    The Father in Newtown is a real citizen and obozo is a real nazi, obozo in chief want’s to put us at a disadvantage when his nazi’s come after us and our guns to be put in his Fema Camp Plantations, where you will die at the hands of left wing nut jobs.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Darrell-R-Singleton/1139693612 Darrell R Singleton

    The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear
    arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.

  • D

    He’ll yeah! Don’t give them your guns! Roll tide

  • DrBobNM

    powerful message from this father. God Bless him.

  • TAM44

    I love it when a true man gets to tell these idiots what the our Constitution really says, not the BS they try and make it. the democrats hate the Constitution and everything it stands for like a good little obama puppet.

  • 19gundog43

    What a speech!!!! God bless this partiot and loving father!!!! Just watch his name appear on every watch list the criminal cartel in the WH has. Come and take it punks!!

  • D Whitlock

    why can’t we share articles from this website?

    • Aristophanes

      I just e-mailed it to myself – no problems.

  • D Whitlock

    why can’t we share this page with Facebook as a comment? Thanks!

  • Cooleemee Edd

    For the dad who was in the video – GOOD FOR YOU, DAD! He is a “sheepdog,” who takes care of the sheep and will defend them to the death. God bless all Dads who feel this way.

  • http://twitter.com/tackyjackie Jackie Hutcheson

    This man has earned my admiration and respect. I would have loved to have seen the faces of the people he was talking to, especially since they probably don’t have the cajones to stand up to the idiot in the White House and say the things he said to them.

  • MRD

    Amen, good speech.

  • Ed Williams

    To share, copy & paste. (with credit & a link, of course) Not really so much work, considering…

  • Ed Williams

    Also, you may share the video by using the little < shaped link at the top right of the video.

  • ginger

    Kudos to Mr. Stevens.

  • http://www.facebook.com/RugerSRH480 Ruger S Redhawk

    Bravo! A man with guts and sense.

    “If” gun legislation ever becomes the law of the land and the citizens are disarmed by force
    Then only the two most dangerous elements of society will have guns – the criminals and politicians or if you prefer politicians and criminals! (interchangeable)
    Molon labe from my cold dead hands.

  • DenverKitty

    Mr. Stevens, BRAVO!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/Deacon55 Michael J Edwards

    Yay Bill Stevens

  • James Fontana

    HAd this man been at the school with his gun this incident may have been prevented or seriously diminished.

  • Sharon Tomas

    Very well done, Mr. Stevens.

  • Idadho

    This needs to go viral. I will be forwarding it to friends.

  • Flo

    Wonderfully spoken and articulated … Now the problem is whether or not the politicians (Democrats/Liberals) truly understand what his message was

  • WOW

    WOW! Mr. Stevens you are my new hero – THANK YOU!

 
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