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Tea Party, Democrats team up to block lawmakers looking for gun perks
Fox News ^ | May 29, 2013 | Barnini Chakraborty

Posted on 05/29/2013 1:48:44 PM PDT by Zakeet

It’s not a political alliance people are used to seeing. But in states like Texas and North Carolina, Tea Party supporters have been teaming up with Democrats to defeat measures that would expand gun rights for lawmakers but not the general public.

In Texas, the House defeated a measure on Sunday that would have given prosecuting attorneys and lawmakers permission to carry guns anywhere they wanted to in the state. Just 38 lawmakers voted for it, while 103 voted against.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: North Carolina; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; guncontrol; guns; northcarolina; politics; secondamendment; teaparty; texas

We deserve to pack because we're entitled to self-protection and you're not!

1 posted on 05/29/2013 1:48:44 PM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

Another example of why people hate politicians.

And why they can’t be trusted any further than you can throw them.


2 posted on 05/29/2013 1:54:04 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama-Ville - Land of The Freebies, Home of the Enslaved)
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To: Zakeet

They just make you want to puke.


3 posted on 05/29/2013 1:54:26 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (DONATE!!!)
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To: Zakeet

Lawmakers should be forbidden carrying even a pocket knife while they’re in office. Abject fear is the proper state for them, all of them.


4 posted on 05/29/2013 1:55:16 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Iron Munro

its true they are despicable self serving elitist trash. tell them i said so


5 posted on 05/29/2013 1:57:15 PM PDT by turdhopper
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To: Zakeet

Everyone is equal, but some are MORE equal than others!


6 posted on 05/29/2013 1:59:10 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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7 posted on 05/29/2013 1:59:58 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Zakeet
“In light of Gabrielle Giffords and others, those in the public eye need to protect themselves,” Guillen said on the House floor.

Nuthin preventing them from getting a CWP like the rest of us. They can afford it.

8 posted on 05/29/2013 2:20:55 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: Zakeet

Unfortunately I will not live long enough to see politicians whipped out of the legislative halls naked.


9 posted on 05/29/2013 3:23:38 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Zakeet.


10 posted on 05/29/2013 7:07:50 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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