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BREAKING: Senate Kills Major Gun Legislation

Uber Dave Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 10:35 PM
Bill904 Wrote: 3 minutes ago (10:26 PM) "And a hearty Sieg Heil to you, too. That's all we need to do with his posts. Honor them as they were intended to be honored, just not quoted." I trust that you'll note that "Heil, everybody." is a quote from David Niven's character in the classic movie "The Guns of Navarone" and was only meant as ridicule for Mushy Brain...
rightmostofthetime Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 10:38 PM
No, I know you were ridiculing him. I obviously didn't get that across. Sorry.

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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