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BREAKING: Senate Kills Major Gun Legislation

tcvegas Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 7:53 PM
Yep, kind of amazing that these politicians can admit that their solutions have failed, that solutions they disagree with work (concealed carry) and that they still want to enact restrictions on law abiding citizens that won't do anything other than inconvenience or deny law abiding citizens rights. The sick part is that people actually vote for them over and over again. It takes a special kind of stupid to vote for those guys...wrong about everything for the most part. Crime, economy, education, healthcare are all leftist failures...yet they still have a following. Young people will toss Democrats out forever once they have experienced firsthand the failures of leftism. Takes a little time for max misery though.

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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