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Gun Debate Moving Forward: Filibuster Fails

John248 Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 12:19 PM
Just the usual useless garbage from Washington DC. I GUARANTEE the criminals of our nation will NOT be affected by any of these bills and the previous violence from illegal activity will just increase. A few of us more bold firearms owners will simply (and legally) hide our weapons. The W I M P S in this nation will instantly fold and surrender their weapons to authorities when the time come.

The legislation to curb gun violence is now heading to the floor of the Senate for debate after there was a lot of talk of a potential filibuster from GOP senators. The Senate voted 68 to 31 to proceed with debate on the new legislation. This will be the beginning of what many believe will be a several week argument of what kind of action to take on gun control.

Sixteen Republicans joined with 52 Democrats to approve the motion to proceed to debate. And only two Democrats joined 29 Republicans opposing the motion.

“This bill won’t stop every...