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Why Republicans Are Poised To Lose The Second Amendment Battle

Wendy60 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 4:54 PM
Republicans will not lose the gun control debate. Just keep up the pressure on politicians who fake being conservative, like Tom Coburn, who, like a snarling dog straining at his leash, is already talking about expanding background checks. Yank their chains. If they are still snarling, pull on their chains until you strangle them. While you are doing this, also keep your eye on the pathway to citizenship and the debt ceiling fights. If you don't watch Republicans every second in every issue, they will betray us.

You have to give progressives credit. They’re nothing if not thorough. When an opportunity to limit the Second Amendment presented itself in the Sandy Hook massacre, regardless how tasteless it was to exploit that opportunity, they went full bore toward their goal.

Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., introduced sweeping so-called “assault weapons” ban legislation this week that would place unprecedented restrictions on individuals’ rights to own, use, sell and even pass along already owned firearms to family members. But given where things stand now in the polls and political atmosphere, that legislation will go nowhere.

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