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What Do Liberal Gun Control Proposals Really Mean?

coveyrise Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 1:15 PM
This is a "political feel good trap" that Obama is trying to set for Republicans. He's hoping he will get support from the Democrats and that only Republicans will vote it down. Then he can blame Republicans one more time for refusing to pass "reasonable" legislation. Unfortunately for Obama there are a lot of Democrats who won't support it either.

For weeks we've heard from President Obama and his allies like Senator Dianne Feinstein and Attorney General Eric Holder about new "commonsense" gun control measures, but what do they really mean? The NRA is out with a new ad detailing how a new assault weapons ban would need to be enforced in order to be effective. The ad cites an internal Department of Justice memo saying the only way an assault weapons ban will have an impact is if gun confiscation and mandatory gun buybacks are also implemented. In addition, President Obama's calls for universal background checks would require gun...