Skip to comments.Pat Toomey aide: Gun deal close at hand, appearance with Sen. Joe Manchin set for Wednesday
Posted on 04/09/2013 5:21:32 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey is close to a deal with Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia on background checks for gun show and Internet gun sales, his office said Tuesday night. The two are planning a joint press conference for Wednesday morning.
A Toomey spokesperson on Tuesday told NBC News that the two senators have agreed on all but the final details of a compromise.
Manchin told reporters Tuesday that the compromise would close the gun show loophole by mandating background checks for those transactions and also require background checks for all Internet gun sales.
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We get sold out again. What a surprise.
Toomey is a Traitor.
With friends like the weak-kneed Republicans, who needs enemies?
I thought conservatives supported Tommey to get rid of Arlen Specter.
You are in opposition.
Act like it. We have plenty of laws. In fact we have far too many laws.
Stop it! Just stop it. Now.
Pat Toomey’s initials = POS.
By all means, surrender my rights. No skin off your back. You have the capital police and special dispensation from Big Sis.
Dont think I believe em. Obama is in a panic.
I have pretty much given up.All politicians now conspire to steal our constitutional rights.
How do you get a gun on the internet? I have ordered online but I had to pick it up from an FFL who called in abackground check. Is there a double secret probation internet purchase method off the record deal, thingamabob?
The fix is in
Repubs are stupid. I knew this was going to be a never ending drip,drip,drip. They let the Clinton gun control crap pass. Now just a little more. After the next shooting they will push for more. If they would STAND up and make the Constitutional case to WE THE PEOPLE and refuse to play this game, We might be free someday. I am disappointed. The Courts will not save us. The Liberals NEVER give in. I mean good grief if we are going to have gay marriage. And we will. Can the Conservatives NOT al least fight for the 2nd amendment. When they pass this stuff it just puts fuel to the fire of the 2nd’s eventual downfall.
Oh how cute..Toomey butt licking the other side..how absolutely adorable
No surprise here. He’s been a RINO from day 1.
F*** the GOP.
Let’s see the language. If I buy a gun on the internet today, I have them ship it to my nearby friendly FFL. When it arrives, I go down to the store, fill out a 4170, give him $25 and take my gun home. How does this change with this bill?
Gun show, different story as today you can still do a private transaction. So, what’s the new proposal? What if I’m in a gun show in Missouri, live in Kansas. Do I have to have it shipped to Kansas, or can I take it home? The details matter.
47% of the voters did not vote for Obama. What part of that don’t you guys understand?!! FU GOP!!
I already have to get a background check for internet gun sales.
Let me tell you something. If these bastards sell out on gun control as they sold out on the budget, “gay” marriage, and on Obamacare, ITS OVER for them.
I will NEVER vote for another stinking one of them EVEN IF IT MEANS A DEMOCRAT gets in. There is NO DIFFERENCE between them.
Its slow death of the Republic versus fast death of the Republic.
We need a third conservative political party to replace these bastards. There is no way to take this rotting cadaver over. There are too many big moneyed RINOs (read LIBERALS) sitting at the top.
But we CAN do is topple the entire rotting edifice by competing with them and then by filling the void they vacated, advance our agenda.
And if they crap out on this issue, I WILL DEVOTE EVERY WAKING HOUR OF THE REST OF MY LIFE TO DO JUST THAT.
Excuse the language but I have HAD IT with their charade!!
I voted for Toomey. Never again.
Compromising with Democrats means the people lose........
That is what I was thinking. Isn’t it already the law that the gun MUST be transferred to an FFL dealer who then finishes the transaction only AFTER he does a credit check. There is paperwork and ID’s involved in every step of the way.
Handgun? That’s been the SOP here in PA, for years. Even long guns have to be shipped to an FFL and an ATF Form 4473 filled-out. I don’t remember background checks for long guns, though.
Question: Did any of the Newtown, Aurora, or Tucson psychos purchase their weapons at a gun show or over the internet? Didn’t think so.
Look how the socialist start with an “assault weapons ban” then, get RINO’s to agree to a “Universal background check” on firearms “just for internet and gun show purchases.” Once this legislation gets adopted, all the socialist will need to do then, is write laws that make it “universal” for all firearms in the United States! The socialist never compromise, never stop, never give up fighting to confiscate all American firearms!
God help us all!
They know Republican votes let Reid allow Dem Senators up for election in 2014 to vote against it.
They’re traitors to the country AND their Party.
Sounds like they punted and passed a bunch of stuff that is already law just to make it look like they “did something.” Wonder what DU is saying about this deal?
Same here. I haven't seen a web site yet with guns for sale where you don't have to go through an FFL.
Blah blah blah... No more money from me...
Blah blah blah... I'm through with the repubs...
So much whining.
Since our so-called representatives have decided to begin the process of disarming our citizens to the point that we cannot eventually forcefully reform our government as Jefferson noted we should if necessary, then it is our duty to stand up and do what is right before we reach the point that our efforts will be in vain.
Yes, stand up to them now, or sit down, STFU and enjoy being a slave to the federal government.
Ban whatever you ruling class scum want, and try banning gravity while you’re at it. See how well it goes for you. Illegal edicts will be ignored flagrantly and openly. We as citizens don’t need government’s permission to buy, barter, trade private property. Your move.
Yep, sold out again.
My wife and I are both filling out our Illinois FOID cards tonight. We’ll get our pics taken tomorrow and send them out. Hopefully, we’ll have them before Soetoro wipes his ass with the BOR..
What they’re saying is if I go to a gunshow and sell you my personal gun, the government wants to know about it. Just another way to register all those guns that change hands between idividuals. It’s that simple.
It’s amazing how gullible left wing gun owners are. They still don’t believe the government wants to take your guns. They still don’t believe obama wants to destroy this country.
Are you suggesting the use of weapons to make your point?
I’m so friggin’ done with that canal of GOP backstabbers. To hell with every last one of them.
That comes after the slaughtering of innocent folk who are simply practicing their Constitutional rights. Just war clause and such.
Canal = Cabal
I’m guessing that the difference between Obama’s background check and the previous background check is that registration will be required. Of course, no one will know that until they sign it into law. But that’s my prediction.
Remember when Toomey was the Tea Party candidate to beat Arlen Spector? I guess that isn’t working out. They think that once elected they can do anything they want so as to fit in with the club.
I thought you meant it as in “’sewage canal’ of Republicans...
Democrat Senators up in 2014:
Baucus, Max (D-MT)
Begich, Mark (D-AK)
Coons, Christopher A. (D-DE)
Cowan, William M. (D-MA)
Durbin, Richard J. (D-IL)
Franken, Al (D-MN)
Hagan, Kay R. (D-NC)
Harkin, Tom (D-IA)
Johnson, Tim (D-SD)
Landrieu, Mary L. (D-LA)
Lautenberg, Frank R. (D-NJ)
Levin, Carl (D-MI)
Merkley, Jeff (D-OR)
Pryor, Mark L. (D-AR)
Reed, Jack (D-RI)
Rockefeller, John D., IV (D-WV)
Shaheen, Jeanne (D-NH)
Udall, Mark (D-CO)
Udall, Tom (D-NM)
Warner, Mark R. (D-VA)
It’s time to get the Tea Party organized!
I think that all Internet guns sales already require background checks. The firearm has to be sent to the customer via an FFL, who runs a background check while you wait.
And, it’s not even a Federal issue, in fact.
As long as we allow our rights to be stripped away, we should not be surprised that the elected elite continue to chip away at our freedoms.
If we want the country back, we’ll have to take it...one step, one argument, one vote at a time.
I can’t wait until we start throwing these ***holes in jail for violating our Second Amendment rights.