Legislation before the house, co-sponsored by over 120 Democrats, seeks to define the second amendment right to bear arms as “not unlimited,” and is so poorly written according to observers that it could practically ban any rifle.

HR-4269‘s express written purpose is “to regulate assault weapons” and “to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited.”

Via Conservative Firing Line:

Yes, you read that correctly. It is the purpose of HR 4269, a bill introduced by Democrats in the House on December 16, 2015, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is NOT unlimited. In other words, Democrats are seeking to rewrite the Constitution by legislation.

HR4269 is so broad in its definition of “assault weapons” that it virtually bans any rifle you may own… as well as numerous shotguns and pistols. It is cosponsored by 123 Democrats. It has been referred to the House Judiciary Committee.

The “shall not be infringed” part of the Second Amendment is being stolen by liberals who have patterned their legislation after Australian gun control.

“Only single shot, lever, or bolt action rifles are not banned by this legislation,” according to the author, while “automatic or semiautomatic rifles and shotguns are banned.”

Liberals have long been pushing the notion that the rights granted by the United States Constitution are not absolute or unlimited.