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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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.