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Gun control advocates say Colorado recall stifling effort in Congress

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. Revmitchell

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    Colorado's historic recall of two state legislators who backed new gun restrictions may have national repercussions, as advocates say the effort will make it harder to revive stalled efforts in Congress to tighten firearm laws.

    In April, federal legislation expanding background check requirements for gun buyers fell five votes short in the Senate, despite political momentum from last December's massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.

    Gun control backers say they have yet to win a single new Senate supporter, and many worry that the muscle shown by pro-gun groups and voters last week in Colorado will make it even harder to find converts.

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/201...ll-stifling-effort-in-congress/#ixzz2esxQ3cdA
     
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    Good. The only thing that needs to be done regarding background checks is that everyone purchasing a firearm needs to undergo one. They don't need to increase the scrutiny of the background check itself, which is what the federal legislation you speak of intended.
     
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    And this show of muscle is a bad thing?:tonofbricks: Not from where I stand.:applause:
     
  4. Revmitchell

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    Not from where I stand either.
     
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