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Rumble on the Hill: Groups Square Off About How to End Gun Violence

dashersdad Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 10:03 AM
Astronaut mark kelly is a disgrace to the military and should be stripped of his rank and face court martial for violating his oath to protect and defend the constitution. Same oath many of us took and still are obligated to uphold even after 40+ years. I understand the anger and frustration he must have but one would think (apparently incorrectly) that being an astronaut he would be able to think logically and with some degree of rational thought. Having worked with more than a few of these folks, I can say that there are many brilliant ones but there were always a few who didn't have a lick of common sense. He's one. If you take down #2, you can take down #1.

Wednesday on Capitol Hill the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing about what America "should do to end gun violence." Pro-gun and and anti-gun advocates will testify before the committee. Witnesses include National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, Independent Women's Forum Senior Fellow and Attorney Gayle Trotter, Baltimore Police Chief James Johnson, the husband of Gabrielle Giffords Captain Mark Kelly and Denver University Professor David Kopel.

LaPierre released his opening statement to the committee Tuesday afternoon, calling on Congress to stop blaming gun owners for violence, will focus on promoting gun safety programs the...