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BREAKING: Senate Kills Major Gun Legislation

HomeschoolEducator Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 6:28 PM
@MJ - there's no NEED for reforming guns; they do just fine on their own. More people are killed every year by cars than by guns...why not make it illegal to possess a vehicle that goes more than 20 MPH? Or better yet, just think of the number of people killed by drunk drivers; how about we make it illegal to grow grapes, barley & corn? That way, people wouldn't have the necessary items to make whiskey, wine & beer and, thus, wouldn't get drunk.
NW-Res Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 6:35 PM
Not to mention, annual deaths by abortion, which I am sure Marletta is 100% behind. Of course that could all change depending on the Gosnell outcome. Lefties are shacking in their boots over that trial.

Much of the drama has already dissipated; most of these amendments will fail.  The Toomey/Manchin bipartisan compromise appears to be dead in the water, with Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) pounding home the final legislative nails earlier today. USA Today has a useful primer on what to expect this afternoon and evening, including the items liberals will be watching most carefully:
 

- The Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act (Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and three co-sponsors): The compromise background check provision expands background checks to gun shows and...

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