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Grassley Votes Against Criminalizing Private Firearms Transfers

Country8 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 12:20 PM
To all you gun banning "idiots', I have one question. Who do you want to murder, or eliminate, or re-educate. You are not taking our guns. This is the line in the sand. Most gun owners never commit crimes and you are targeting law abiding citizens. It is against the law to murder, yet you blame the law abiding citizens. If you want a civil war, try taking our guns.The 2nd amendment was put in place to protect the citizens against a tyrannical government. The attempted taking of weapons from the common citizens is tyranny and will not be tolerated. Molon Labe!

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley cast a committee vote in opposition to the Protecting Responsible Gun Sellers Act today on Capitol Hill. The bill passed out of the Judiciary Committee along party lines and criminalizes all private firearms transfers, otherwise known as universal background checks. Grassley indicated in a statement today that the legislation was rushed and lacked bipartisanship.

"The first point I want to make goes to process.  When this bill was first listed on the Committee agenda to be marked up, it was just a list of findings.  It was not ready to be marked up. The language...