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Assault Weapons Ban Now Lacks Votes Needed to Pass Senate
NewsMax ^ | Jan 25, 2013 | NewsMax Staff

Posted on 01/25/2013 11:33:20 AM PST by EXCH54FE

A proposed ban on sales of assault weapons would be defeated in the U.S. Senate today unless some members changed their current views, based on a Bloomberg review of recent lawmaker statements and interviews.

At least six of the 55 senators who caucus with Democrats have recently expressed skepticism or outright opposition to a ban, the review found. That means Democrats wouldn’t have a simple 51-vote majority to pass the measure, let alone the 60 votes needed to break a Republican filibuster to bring it to a floor vote.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 113th; awb; banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment; senate
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for the fact we have mobilized,

has there been ANY msm coverate of the ESS being canced due to a british company decision?

rush only had a wire blub blaming the nra for cancelling the show.

Morris? Rush? anybody?


41 posted on 01/25/2013 1:47:04 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: fortheDeclaration

McCain and his ilk would roll over and play dead to ditch us for the capacity issue. These senatorial buffoons have no idea where tech is today. They are still amazed by desktop computing devices.


42 posted on 01/25/2013 1:51:37 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: MrB
Without a doubt.

Pretty strong feeling it regards his sexual preferences or proclivities in one way or another. But, who knows?

43 posted on 01/25/2013 1:54:29 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: longtermmemmory

Interesting and true question. I believe this shows us a couple of things. Someone maybe needs to send the info hot off the presses to the conservative talk shows at the time or did and it was not important enough to them. Regardless, this shows us how all of You! and us did it together. Keep up the good work. Though the conservative talk shows are still needed imo. We don’t need to totally be reliant on them either. Likewise, this should scare the hell out of you and wake you up the fact obummer wants to control the internet. I realize there are some pretty bad and/or shady things that happen over the internet. But it’s clearly used as a medium to by pass state run mediate, communicate, and mobilize.


44 posted on 01/25/2013 1:57:55 PM PST by Capt.Michaels (Chance favors the prepared mind.)
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To: Capt.Michaels

I need to better check my posts....lol To many spelling errors. Just saying. :o)


45 posted on 01/25/2013 2:04:04 PM PST by Capt.Michaels (Chance favors the prepared mind.)
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To: Brad's Gramma
I actually did earlier in the week.

I need to update it...

46 posted on 01/25/2013 2:34:01 PM PST by grobdriver (Sic semper tyrannis!)
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To: grobdriver

Well then, THANK you! :)


47 posted on 01/25/2013 3:17:40 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Psalm 83)
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To: WinMod70

Henry Bowman is out there somewhere!


48 posted on 01/25/2013 3:29:38 PM PST by Renegade
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To: MrB

“Somebody’s got something on Roberts.
Either something extremely embarassing,
or a threat to someone he can’t protect.”

I agree with you.


49 posted on 01/25/2013 4:59:07 PM PST by depenzz
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To: EXCH54FE
In the Bloomberg version of this story ("Assault Weapons Ban Lacks Democratic Votes to Pass Senate By Heidi Przybyla & Julie Hirschfeld Davis - Jan 25, 2013 10:01 PM MT ." here is a quote:

We have an obligation to act -- not wait,” Biden told reporters after a more than two-hour roundtable at Virginia Commonwealth University to discuss the administration’s push for new gun-safety measures.

There is only ONE way to read a comment like this - - -

I Won't Wait For Congress To Act

This clown - who ignores the Judicial branch on NLRB recess appointments - is certainly not going to pay any attention to the Congress stopping him.

WILL THE US POPULATION EVER GAIN THE INITIATIVE TO REMOVE HIM, or are truly going to live under this tyrannical DICKtator for another 1,460 days?
50 posted on 01/26/2013 7:41:13 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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