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Who Cares What the Majority Wants on Guns?

SpiritInterface Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 9:03 PM
Majority based on what? some slanted opinion poll?
goldilocks Wrote: Apr 19, 2013 1:12 AM
so you do not believe in the majority

perhaps because you are a minority
President Barack Obama has been struggling to wrap his head around the "unimaginable" idea that Congress may "defy" the American people and stop a vote on a gun control package compromise. The notion, he says, resists the "overwhelming instinct of the American people" after the massacre in Newtown, Conn., to pass gun control legislation.

Well, the unthinkable happened. The Senate's sweeping gun legislation came up short on the votes required to move forward. And despite all the idealistic calls for passage and despite the fact that many pundits and advocates seem to believe that something should be law simply because "the vast...