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Leahy on guns: Treat children better than deer
washingtontimes.com ^ | January 16, 2013 | Stephen Dinan

Posted on 01/16/2013 8:30:50 AM PST by Tailgunner Joe

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday that he supports closing the gun-show loophole and limiting high-capacity ammunition magazines, and said he'll convene the first hearings surrounding the Sandy Hook school shooting.

Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, the chamber's senior Democrat, said his home state of Vermont, which has a strong tradition of gun rights, has a rule limiting hunters using semiautomatic rifles to just six rounds of ammunition during deer-hunting seasons.

"Are we really saying as a nation we're going to be more protective of the deer than we are of our children? I think not," he said.

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To: concerned about politics

What’s next for Leahy, ban cameras because they cause child pornography?


21 posted on 01/16/2013 9:20:09 AM PST by Boston Blackie
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Leaky is really good at this reductio ad absurdum stuff.
Is he drooling in public yet? What is he now—about 90?


22 posted on 01/16/2013 9:47:31 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

It’s not about hunting, it’s about a people protecting themselves from tyranny.


23 posted on 01/16/2013 10:00:49 AM PST by Ben Mugged (The number one enemy of liberalism is reality.)
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