Skip to comments.Biden meets with Bloomberg as gun-control groups attack Reid
Posted on 03/21/2013 9:02:54 AM PDT by Nachum
Vice President Joe Biden will meet with New York City mayor and Mayors Against Illegal Guns co-chairman Michael Bloomberg at New York City Hall Thursday, where Bloomberg, joined by families from Newtown, Connecticut, will urge him to continue fighting for gun-control reforms.
The meeting, to be held at 11 a.m. in the Blue Room of City Hall and broadcast live on NYC.gov, comes as gun-control groups levy sharp criticism at Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for failing to hold his caucus together in order to gain necessary support for California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinsteins proposed assault weapons ban, which has been nixed from the Democratic gun-control agenda.
Bloomberg is expected to urge Biden to pass common sense gun control policies, including background checks. No mention of the assault weapons ban was made in the press release issued about the meeting.
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What business is it of the families in Newtown, CT to tell other states what to do? Clean up your own state first.
Like blacks who wander off of the progressive plantation, Reid is now personna non grata in Marxist circles. Couldn't happen to a more deserving guy!
Holy crap! What good can possibly come from these two baloon heads meeting up? Uh, none. Two bigger buffoons is hard to picture. And the radical left wing extremist demokkkrat scumbags want to even think about running joe boy biden in 2016? Maybe they’ll use the shotgun approach. As for hairy screed, he is still much loved. Unfortunately.
Bloomberg is expected to urge Biden to pass common sense gun control policies, including background checks.
Mr Bloomberg, I have always believed you to be an idiot, but not stupid. Changed may my mind. Seems you are stupid since you do not understand that Biden is part of the Executive Branch and can not pass laws. Congress passes laws the Executive signs laws.
(1) The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission findings. They are pure nonsense, but written to sound reasonable and that high capacity magazines and any weapon that will accept them (i.e. backdoor ban on so call assault weapons & most semi-automatic pistols and many shotguns, due to those firearms being able to be converted to high capacity firearms).
(2) The revelation from Congressman Steve Stockman (R-Texas) that most of the anti-gun Tweet messages to Congress are from spam bots. So the Big Zero and his crew are really setting up a basis to artificially influence Congress and testing their systems prior to the big push.
(3)The Boston Children's Hospital AMA published article on how more gun laws equates to fewer firearm related deaths. This is junk science at its worst and political propaganda. Please explain how banning high capacity magazines cuts down on suicides? Please explain how a so called assault weapons ban cuts down on firearms deaths in any statically significant way, when they aren't used in typical gun violence incidents? But yes, states requiring gun safes for storage will have lower accident and suicide rates. So just which of the Brady Gun Control list of firearms regulations are reducing firearm deaths and is it mostly in the suicide category?
(4) How passage of some gun control laws is getting incomplete coverage. (Did you know that there are 2 to 3 pages of exemptions to the Colorado background check law? Is the general public away that the NY assault weapons ban and high capacity magazine ban require amending so that law enforcement was exempted?) There is a lot of very selective reporting about State level gun control legislation.
(5) Groups that I would expect to NEVER agree to any form of gun control are negotiation behind the scenes. Anyone else see where Alan Gottlieb, of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, offered to support mandatory background checks for all firearm purchases in WA State, if state lawmakers agree to end what some see as a de facto database of handgun owners? When he was asked about this, he indicated that this was the same kind of deal that was being negotiated in WA DC and likely to pass there. This doesn't seem to be widely reported, nor the closed door negotiations back in WA DC.
When I look at what is being reported and what is not being reported I feel like I (and the public) am being played. This is political rope a dope.
My local newspaper has gone off the deep end in its anti-gun stories. It is now fabricating entire anti-gun stories out of one readers letter to the editor, plus some archive photos and reporting this as “news.”
I do know however, the my local democratic State elected officials have had their eyes opened over how widespread, thoughtful, logical, and strongly held comments from voters saying no to any of the State level gun control laws. I have also been writing to my federal Senators and House representative making sure they understand how much I don't want any form of gun control that is aimed at honest people and does nothing meaningful to reduce gun violence.
I also know the Bill Clinton warned the US Congress to be very careful in waking the sleeping giant of firearms owners.
I fully expect a Democratic initiated “hail Mary” pass within the Senate and House, where all kinds of “gun control research” is presented, spam bots overwhelm the legislators, newspapers explode with stories and editorials about how good gun control is and how badly needed it is.
They are going for an end of game play.
The hardcore marxists have the mistaken assumption that their opinions are popular and in the majority because they only listen to their echochambercirclejerks.
Reid knows that putting the Senators on record would be a BAD thing, because then the voters could make an informed decision next year.