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BREAKING: Senate Kills Major Gun Legislation

tcvegas Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 7:35 PM
Nope. I've been here and posted on many occasions. I just like to get the message out because the trolls get even madder when nobody responds. When they are taught to troll this is one of the first behaviors they learn. Say anything to get a response and throw any real discussion off track. This pollutes the thread and makes it unusable. Goal accomplished. People need to be disciplined in order to prevent giving trolls power.

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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