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

rauljg69 Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 9:31 AM
The NRA's earlier support for instant background checks was not just a line that LaPierre read to the Judiciary Committee 14 years ago. It was part of an advertising and public relations campaign that the NRA organized following the Columbine massacre to show it was sympathetic to changing gun laws, according to documents and interviews. The message of the NRA's 1999 campaign was "Be Reasonable," and the organization bought ads in top newspapers, including USA Today, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, to make its case.
TEA_CRACKER Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 9:43 AM
NRA Logic For Americans #1; We cannot stop all violent gun deaths in America so the best thing to do is nothing.
activated Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 9:51 AM
0bamas logic for Americans #1; We cannot stop all the random sex in America so the best thing to do is abort the infants, it's for the children.
bigdog_137 Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 9:39 AM
The NRA has supported background checks for years.

Not sure what your point is here-other than the top of your head.
rauljg69 Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 9:32 AM
So much for being reasonable. Argue with yourselves..go ahead.

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...