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GOP Senators Remind Obama: We'll Filibuster New Gun Control Legislation

theabnranger Wrote: Mar 28, 2013 8:50 PM
So what? A child attains a level of dexterity and knowledge that is useful for any American, and because he is mentally deranged, the NRA is at fault? They are an organization that stands for American freedoms, not psychiatrists. Talk to the ACLU about about their absurd stands that prevent proper sharing of information about people who are clearly deranged, so that they cannot purchase firearms. But, no, that will not happen. Since more than 100 million Americans own or have immediate access to a firearm, and so few harm anyone (and most of those who do are repeat criminals who are forbidden from owning a firearm, anyway), there is no justifiable reason to compromise the rights of the vast majority.

Shortly after President Obama called on Congress to quickly pass new "common sense" gun control measures Wednesday at the White House, a group of GOP Senators swiftly reminded him a vote on the any new gun control legislation will be blocked through a filibuster. More from the Washington Examiner:

“The proposals the president is calling for Congress to pass would primarily serve to reduce the constitutionally protected rights of law-abiding citizens while having little or no effect on violent crime,” Lee said in a statement. “It is deeply unfortunate that he continues to use the tragedy at...