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Sens. Toomey and Manchin Reach Deal on Expanding Background Checks

Wendy60 Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 12:40 AM
Toomey, like all but a handful of Senators, is an amoral, opportunistic t u r d. This "deal" is immoral. He has no business "dealing" away the rights of lawful citizens to trade in firearms without being harassed by laws and set up for future confiscation efforts. These RINOs are being told that they should deal so that they can duck being called obstructionists while setting Democrats up for an uncomfortable vote. It's all a game to them. But these scheming cretins are too stupid to realize that the decisive voters for their *own* campaigns are the conservative base, and lack of integrity can result in nothing but destruction for everyone. Toomey needs to be primaried for cutting this deal. The sooner the better.

Sens. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Joe Manchin(D-WV) have reached a deal on expanding background checks. Firearms purchases at guns shows, on the internet or “any circumstance involving paid advertising” would be subject to background checks but there would be important exemptions, such as temporary transfers and between close relatives.  

“Under the terms of the Manchin-Toomey deal all background checks would be conducted by federally licensed gun firearm dealers, who would need to verify the validity of a purchaser’s gun license and record that a check was performed. Background checks would need to be completed within three...