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Obama responds angrily to gun amendment failures in Senate

The Senate voted down the Manchin-Toomey gun background check amendment as four democrats and four republicans crossed the aisle to defeat the measure in a bipartisan vote. “All in all, this was a pretty shameful day for Washington,” Obama blasted in a temper tantrum against gun rights supporters, republicans, conservative democrats and others that prevented… Read More »

New York Times demonstrates why universal background checks will fail

An article posted on NYTimes.com attempts to convince readers of the reasons that universal background checks should pass. Instead, it demonstrates what the NRA and gun rights activists have said all along – criminals don’t follow the law. Yesterday, The New York Times website posted an investigation into an internet firearms classifieds site in order… Read More »