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Reid says assault weapons ban unlikely to pass

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. Revmitchell

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    The Democratically-controlled U.S. Senate will not be a free-for-all of new gun regulations following the shooting at Sandy Hook, according to Majority Leader Harry Reid. Instead, Senators will focus on passing legislation that can move through the Republican-controlled House, Reid said.

    That could spell doom for an assault weapons ban. Speaking on Nevada Week In Review, a news show on the PBS affiliate in Las Vegas, Reid said there’s no real chance of a new ban passing the House.

    Read more: http://times247.com/articles/reid-says-assault-weapons-ban-unlikely-to-pass#ixzz2I1PmFw8b
     
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    then why even try to introduce a bill

    Salty

    PS - isnt what they say abou the "R" introducing a bill to end Obamacare?
     
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    Simple: Reid plays "politics" to further the agenda. How many bills are in limbo because he won't bring them to a vote in the Senate? Yet, introducing this bill, will give the liberals another club to beat up conservatives. "Never let a good crisis go to waste."
     
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