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BREAKING: Senate Kills Major Gun Legislation

MosbysRaider Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 10:02 AM
Free Americans and the 2nd Amendment--1 Progressives, Liberals, Subects of the crown, and Communists--0
rauljg69 Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 10:09 AM
90% of the American people-0
Ken6226 Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 10:18 AM
I've asked more than one person to document that 90% claim, and none have obliged thus far. Put up or shut up.
Petrus64 Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 10:21 AM
The last pew poll showed 42%.

So they voted about the same...

Deal with it.
spartacus3344 Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 10:39 AM
WRONG

The people have spoken against gun bans. Deal with it or move to another country.

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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