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Mitch McConnell: Yeah, I'm Joining This Gun Control Filibuster

Jim Oakland Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 10:32 AM
The right to protect yourself is a God given right. Criminals do not follow laws and governments have killed millions of their own citizens since the 2nd amendment was written. But our government has not killed millions of citizens since the 2nd amendment was written. The check on government is working.

Weeks ago, Senators Ted Cruz, Mike Lee and Rand Paul threatened to filibuster any kind of gun control legislation brought to the floor by Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid. That list has since grown to include Marco Rubio, Ron Johnson, Mike Enzi, Jerry Moran, Jim Inhofe, Richard Burr, Jim Risch, Mike Crapo, Dan Coats, Pat Roberts and most recently, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would join a group of Senate Republicans threatening a filibuster to oppose a cloture vote if Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid moves a gun bill to...