Skip to comments.Senators delay consideration of gun legislation (D.C.)
Posted on 03/01/2013 1:01:41 PM PST by neverdem
Senators postponed consideration of legislation limiting gun violence for at least a week Thursday as members of both parties said they wanted more time to review the bills and potentially propose amendments.
The Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled the meeting to begin considering four bills sponsored by Democrats to expand the nations background check program for gun sales, make gun trafficking a federal crime for the first time, bolster school security programs and ban hundreds of military-style assault weapons and parts.
The decision by to postpone consideration of the bills is typical and usually occurs when the committee is considering bills and judicial nominations, aides said...
The words current language are critical, however, because the bills lead sponsor, Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) is looking to rewrite the bill to force gun dealers to keep records of private firearm transactions. Schumer is expected to use the next week to continue negotiations with potential Republican co-sponsors, including Sens. Tom Coburn (Okla.) and Mark Kirk (Ill.). Coburn has said he cannot support a bill that mandates records of private sales...
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BTW, I think Chuck U wants to kill it. He was behind the effort to recruit "moderate" rats the to the Senate in 2006 and 2008. Chuck U likes power even more than gun grabbing.
Chucky went “pro-gun” for a while, back in the day.
Every delay gets us more time to apply pressure.
Senators aren't God. They can't pass legislation that limits gun violence.
They can only pass legislation that takes guns out of the hands of law-abiding citizens.
The people most likely to commit "gun violence" will still have theirs.
The absolute idiocy of this statement is astounding!!
Guns and SUVs are able to commit violence on their own.
“...legislation limiting gun violence...”
That’s a hot one; count on The Washington Post to choose the most biased phrasing possible.
There, fixed it...
The major question is whether it is fair for the government to have superior weaponry when confronting a disagreeing populace. Occasionally David will get lucky when he is up against Goliath, however, in the meantime, a lot more Davids will die than Goliaths.
The Dims are waiting foe Biden to challenge someone to a duel...
I’m your huckleberry...
I can’t believe that a national registry is the only sticking point. I know Coburn is useless, but this just doesn’t make since.
Here's an idea:
SHITCAN ALL THE BILLS!
“Legislation limiting gun violence”???? Legislation limiting gun RIGHTS maybe.
crap opening sentence in this article
Thanks for the link.
Great opening line from Wipingpaper, eh?
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