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BREAKING: Senate Kills Major Gun Legislation

Smitty41inPB Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 10:39 PM
Shorter obama: How am I supposed to declare myself King when the peasants still have guns!? WAAAAAAAA
maryanne24 Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 10:45 PM
Exactly. He is pi$$ed that armed citizens are still in control.

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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