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BREAKING: Senate Kills Major Gun Legislation

right to arm bears Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 1:00 AM
What's lost on most liberals is that early "gun-control" was meant to disarm blacks to become soft targets to KKK attacks, and were supported by white southern democrats. Early NRA efforts were to support second amendment rights of blacks.

Much of the drama has already dissipated; most of these amendments will fail.  The Toomey/Manchin bipartisan compromise appears to be dead in the water, with Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) pounding home the final legislative nails earlier today. USA Today has a useful primer on what to expect this afternoon and evening, including the items liberals will be watching most carefully:
 

- The Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act (Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and three co-sponsors): The compromise background check provision expands background checks to gun shows and...

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