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Sens. Cruz, Grassley Announce Gun Replacement Bill

Rich656 Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 6:15 PM
Wouldn't a more sensible approach be to enforce the current laws first, then strengthen the laws that are ineffective and create new laws to fill the gaps. All the people responsible so far for these mass shootings have been left leaning nut jobs(liberalism is a mental disease), the biggest problem is the "nut job" part of the equation. Granted, not all nutters become psycho mass killers, but it seems that the ones that do have no "documented" history of mental illness so nothing in the system would identify them to a gun seller doing a background check as a risky sale. cont'd below
TROUBLED_CALIFORNIAN Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 6:20 PM
Adam Lanza and his Mom were Left leaning?

you spin it silly one.
Petrus64 Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 6:23 PM
Adam Lanza was autistic, not political...

Speaking of someone in need of mental evaluation.

Senators Ted Cruz (Texas) and Chuck Grassley (Iowa) introduced an alternative gun bill this morning that would replace the current Senate proposal from Chuck Schumer and would replace the Manchin-Toomey background checks legislation. The proposal is the "Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act." This Cruz-Grassley proposal would "improve the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, increase resources for prosecutions of gun crime, address mental illness in the criminal justice system, and strengthen criminal law by including straw purchasing and illegal firearm trafficking statutes."

Grassley put an emphasis on the mental illness part of the bill. "We’ve put together...