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Sens. Toomey and Manchin Reach Deal on Expanding Background Checks

Recovered Lib Wrote: Apr 10, 2013 8:48 PM
This is yet another good reason to leave the Republican party! Everyday, it seems, there is less and less difference between the two (traitorous) parties. To h*ll with BOTH parties!
Luscious Lars Wrote: Apr 10, 2013 8:57 PM
Geez, is Toomey stupid or what? Now, when this gets shot down, especially in the house, Obama, FineSwine, Bi-dumb, Chucky Schemer, Dicky Turbin, et al, will use Toomey as a brick bat to lambast ALL of the GOP. "We had a compromise bill that even Pat Toomey supported and he's a reasonable republican. The republican leadership would not support this reasonable legislation to stop felons and the mentally ill from getting their hands on a gun. The GOP is out of touch with reasonable Americans and MUST be voted out of office in 2014. Toomey just go ensnared in the trap and he doesn't realize it yet.

Sens. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Joe Manchin(D-WV) have reached a deal on expanding background checks. Firearms purchases at guns shows, on the internet or “any circumstance involving paid advertising” would be subject to background checks but there would be important exemptions, such as temporary transfers and between close relatives.  

“Under the terms of the Manchin-Toomey deal all background checks would be conducted by federally licensed gun firearm dealers, who would need to verify the validity of a purchaser’s gun license and record that a check was performed. Background checks would need to be completed within three...