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New Gun Control Legislation? Cruz and Rand Will Filibuster

OneForFreedom Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 3:16 PM
They don't want the Fed. Gov't to shoot your dairier using a drone. They want guns for personal protection. Different issues.
nawlins72 Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 6:33 PM
"Another demonstration of why I will never support Libertarians. For all their talk of freedom, they don't want to let the people decide what laws we live under. It's just one more version of "you're free to do whatever you want as long as I approve"."

Brilliant logic, Sarah: "Freedom is the ability make laws controlling how others act but allowing people the ability to choose their own actions is restricting freedom." How Orwellian.
Becca in TX Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 4:36 PM
Another demonstration of libs lack of understanding of the Constitution. You don't have to approve on anyone owning a gun-the Constitution gives that right...NOT YOU. The President does NOT have the unilateral right to abridge the Constitutional rights of citizens. It you think he should, then you do not understand the Constitution. Maybe you should read it.
OneForFreedom Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 3:23 PM
Let's say you own a VW, and love the car. "The people" decide you should not be allowed to own this vehicle. They have decided. You're ok with that? "The people" decide you aren't allowed to use a gun for protection. Same idea. You're ok with others limiting your freedom?
Sarah181 Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 3:18 PM
Another demonstration of why I will never support Libertarians. For all their talk of freedom, they don't want to let the people decide what laws we live under. It's just one more version of "you're free to do whatever you want as long as I approve".

Next month Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid plans to bring legislation criminalizing the transfer of private firearms to the floor for a vote. The package won't contain Senator Dianne Feinstein's assault weapons legislation, but it can be offered as an amendment. Reid's move to bring new gun control up for a vote has sparked another "Stand With Rand" moment but this time, it's both Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz who plan to filibuster the bill.

Sens. Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and Mike Lee are threatening to filibuster gun-control legislation, according to a letter they plan to...