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Grassley Votes Against Criminalizing Private Firearms Transfers

Recovered Lib Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 4:51 PM
He speaks the truth. Why the h*ll do we insist on abiding by these unconstitutional laws in the first place?! These leftist antigunners know full well that law abiding citizens will comply with more and more laws, restrictions, regulations, etc., while the criminal will continue to ignore them. I've finally reached the awful conclusion that the left want full control over our lives. All these laws have nothing to do with safety.

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley cast a committee vote in opposition to the Protecting Responsible Gun Sellers Act today on Capitol Hill. The bill passed out of the Judiciary Committee along party lines and criminalizes all private firearms transfers, otherwise known as universal background checks. Grassley indicated in a statement today that the legislation was rushed and lacked bipartisanship.

"The first point I want to make goes to process.  When this bill was first listed on the Committee agenda to be marked up, it was just a list of findings.  It was not ready to be marked up. The language...