Skip to comments.Gabrielle Giffords: Giffords calls out Ayotte [Politico ADMITS Senate Bill Couldn't Stop Newtown]
Posted on 05/06/2013 5:12:02 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
... I was proud of almost all your New England senators, who listened to their constituents, and put safety over the big money of the gun lobby. But like so many Granite Staters, 89 percent of whom support expanded background checks, I was disappointed with Sen. Kelly Ayotte, who did not listen to her constituents and who alone in New England voted in lockstep with the NRA....
When I voted for health care reform, which was not at all popular among my constituents, I got a lot of angry calls about my vote for health care. I listened. I felt it was our best option to reverse a years-in-the-making crisis of health care costs and affordability...
I heard Sen. Ayotte, at her town hall last week, tell the daughter of murdered Sandy Hook Principal Dawn Hochsprung that she felt she could vote against the background checks bill because expanded background checks might not have prevented the Newtown shooting. But that's not the goal the policy was trying to solve....
I don't believe that political courage means voting lockstep with public opinion. Sometimes, if the evidence isn't there, you take a tough vote that you have to help the public come to understand.
(Excerpt) Read more at unionleader.com ...
Giffords still does not realize she was the first one shot, then another, then Judge Roll dead. The reason she is alive is the 9MM bullet. It was not wide enough to do murder on her.
With a limited capacity magazine, (.357 or .45) she would be dead, the second person dead, and Judge Roll still just as dead.
Gabby is an idiot, before and after.
“Politicians should follow the passions of their constituents, except, of course, when the constituents are wrong”
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