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Proposed law to stop terror suspects from buying guns in U.S. faces NRA, GOP opposition

Editor’s Note:  Historically it should read “GOP Feigned Opposition”.  Truth is they might as well outlaw gravity, laws don’t stop lawless people from getting guns anymore than the Constitution, without the people enforcing compliance, stop Congress, Executive and Judicial branches from making a mockery of it, Just Say’en.

Proposed law to stop terror suspects from buying guns in U.S. faces NRA, GOP opposition

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Proposed law to stop terror suspects from buying guns in U.S. faces NRA, GOP opposition
NY Daily News ^ | November 18, 2015 | Cameron Joseph and Larry Mcshane

Posted on 11/18/2015 7:07:10 AM PST by Zakeet

The NRA — and their gun-loving Republican cohorts — are refusing once more to stop terrorists intent on getting armed in the U.S.A.

A legal loophole allows suspected terrorists on the government’s no-fly list to legally buy guns, but a bill to fix that will likely wither on the vine. The federal Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act, even in the wake of last week’s terrorist killing of 129 people in Paris, remains a long shot due to its rabid pro-gun opponents.

“Anything which they feel restricts the use or the ability to retain a gun they’re opposed to,” bill co-sponsor Rep. Pete King (R-L.I.) told the Daily News.

“It’s sort of a knee-jerk reaction,” he said Tuesday. “The National Rifle Association is strongly opposed to it and the fact is we have only a handful of Republican co-sponsors.”

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com

TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Germany; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New York; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; cameronjoseph; charliehebdo; eurabia; europeanunion; france; germany; guncontrol; guns; iran; islam; larrymcshane; nato; newyork; nra; paris; peteking; secondamendment; unitedkingdom; waronterror

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One of the most disgraceful screeds that I’ve seen from the idiot MSM presstitutes in a long time!

1 posted on 11/18/2015 7:07:10 AM PST by Zakeet

To: Zakeet

They would never abuse a law to deny gun owners access to weapons.

Sorta like they’d never use a law designed to restrict importing foreign machine guns to block the importation of Garands…


2 posted on 11/18/2015 7:09:26 AM PST by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)

To: Zakeet

the fact is we have only a handful of Republican co-sponsors.”

The question is why are there ANY republican co-sponsors?
Who are they?


3 posted on 11/18/2015 7:09:34 AM PST by tet68 ( ” We would not die in that man’s company, that fears his fellowship to die with us….” Henry V.)

To: Zakeet

Fast and Furious, phase II.


4 posted on 11/18/2015 7:09:51 AM PST by dhs12345

To: Zakeet

WOW it is hard to believe how some people can be so ignorant that they believe this crap and this hit piece.


5 posted on 11/18/2015 7:10:02 AM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man…

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 if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet, and the people are not warned, and the sword comes and takes any person from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood I will require at the watchman’s hand.
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