Skip to comments.Democrats Plan to Pursue Most Aggressive Gun-Control Legislation in Decades
Posted on 11/09/2018 12:31:51 PM PST by Red Badger
Focus spurred by an incoming class of lawmakers with F NRA ratings who campaigned on the issue ______________________________________________________________________
WASHINGTONDemocrats say they will pass the most aggressive gun-control legislation in decades when they become the House majority in January, plans they renewed this week in the aftermath of a mass killing in a California bar.
Their efforts will be spurred by an incoming class of pro-gun-control lawmakers who scored big in Tuesdays midterm elections, although any measure would likely meet stiff resistance in the GOP-controlled Senate.
Democrats ousted at least 15 House Republicans with A National Rifle Association ratings, while the candidates elected to replace them all scored an F NRA rating.
This new majority is not going to be afraid of our shadow, said Mike Thompson, a California Democrat who is chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. We know that weve been elected to do a job, and were going to do it.
Mr. Thompson, who represents a district in the Napa Valley north of San Francisco, said he plans to introduce legislation mandating universal background checks in the opening weeks of the new Congress.
The gun-control movements evolution was evident this week following news that a dozen people had been killed Thursday at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
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What part of VETO don’t they understand?
Only to end up in Mitch McConnells trash can.
We spell “Shall not be infringed” V-E-T-O
Let the Leftists in the house occupy themselves with this. It won’t go anywhere.
The more restrictive the better... for the Republicans’ 2020 campaign commercials.
Commies don’t want anyone to be able to fight back when they come for your property
Like they care about that? Constitution? We don’t need no steenkin’ constitution. They’ll use this:
Last time I checked the BOR was still not modified. And won’t be.
They plan to outlaw the word “begun” because it has a gun in it.
Hell, Occasional-Cortex doesn’t know how to find an apartment and you expect them to know BASIC Civics?..................
The longer you spend on a loser like this, maybe the less time you'll spend on really damaging the country - to the degree that you can, I mean, with that pesky Senate and the President's veto pen waiting, and all...
What part of “won’t pass the Senate” don’t they understand?
The Carpenters are saddened.................
Commies dont want anyone to be able to fight back when they come for your property
Neither did the Nazis when the took all the guns from the Jews ...
Isn’t that another way for the dog to chase its own tail? Senate will just ignore it. And anything that slips through will be vetoed.
Give the Dems enough time and paper and even Heidikamp will have her Senate desk back. So don’t count on Mitch filling the trashcan.
It’s Political Onanism.....................
Dont even need to Veto, It dies in the Senate.
Universal background checks (precursor to universal gun registration) would have done nothing to prevent the latest mass murder.
Many of the People have reached the point that even IF they got it passed, it would provoke an outright revolt. RATs are fake Americans.
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