Legislation Opposed by the FOP in the 107th Congress

  • H.R. 114 (Holt, D-NJ), the "Handgun Licensing and Registration Act," which would require the licensing and registration of all handguns with the Federal government;
  • H.R. 138 (Nadler, D-NY), the "Handgun Licensing Act," which would require every person possessing a handgun or ammunition to obtain a license issued by the State of residence;
  • H.R. 139 (Nadler, D-NY), the "Handgun Registration Act," which would provide grants to States in order to encourage the registration of handguns with the State government;
  • H.R. 225 (Wexler, D-FL), the "Anti-Gunrunning Act," which would make it illegal for any person to purchase more than one handgun in a thirty-day period;
  • H.R. 321 (Jackson, D-IL), which would provide a moratorium on the execution of Federal death sentences;
  • H.R. 693 (Pascrell, D-NJ), which would ban the manufacture of handguns that cannot be personalized;
  • H.R. 697 (Rangel, D-NY), the "Crack Cocaine Equitable Sentencing Act," which would amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate certain mandatory minimum penalties relating to crack cocaine offenses;
  • H.R. 965 (Norton, D-DC), the "Racial Profiling Prohibition Act," which makes the receipt of Federal highway funding conditional on the adoption of State laws prohibiting "racial profiling.";
  • H.R. 998 (Payne, D-NJ), the "Stop Gun Trafficking Act," which would make it illegal for any person to purchase more than one handgun in a thirty-day period;
  • H.R. 1038 (Jackson, D-IL), which would impose a moratorium on the imposition of the death penalty at the Federal level until a National Commission on the Death Penalty reviews its fairness;
  • H.R. 1907 (Norton, D-DC), the "Racial Profiling Prohibition Act," which would cut Federal highway funds to States and localities that, absent an eyewtitness description, consider race, national origin or ethnic origin to initiate a traffic stop or vehicle search;
  • H.R. 1996 (Lewis, D-GA), which would restrict any use of race by the U.S. Customs Service to trigger searches or detentions;
  • H.R. 2074 (Conyers, D-MI), the "End Racial Profiling Act," which defines "racial profiling" as any consideration of race, national origin or ethnic origin to initiate a traffic stop or vehicle search absent an eyewitness description and requires the collection of race and other data by State and local law enforcement during routine investigatory activities;
  • S. 25 (Feinstein, D-CA), the "Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act," which provides for the implementation of a system of licensing for purchasers of certain firearms and for a record of sale system for those firearms;
  • S. 191 (Feingold, D-WI), the "Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act," which would abolish the death penalty option for all Federal crimes which currently carry that penalty;
  • S. 233 (Feingold, D-WI), the "National Death Penalty Moratorium Act," which would impose a moratorium on the death penalty at the Federal and State levels until a National Commission on the Death Penalty studies its use;
  • S. 406 (Torricelli, D-NJ), the "Stop Gun Trafficking Act,"which would make it illegal for any person to purchase more than one handgun in a thirty-day period;
  • S. 989 (Feingold, D-WI), the "End Racial Profiling Act," which defines "racial profiling" as any consideration of race, national origin or ethnic origin to initiate a traffic stop or vehicle search absent an eyewitness description and requires the collection of race and other data by State and local law enforcement during routine investigatory activities;
  • Legislation or amendments that would have the effect of weakening P.L. 106-185, the "Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act of 2000;"
  • Legislation which would create or fund "civilian review boards" of law enforcement at any level of government.
  • Legislation which would normalize relations with Cuba until that nation ceases to be a safe harbor for cop-killers and other fugitives.

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