Biden: Gun Fight Not Over

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Politico reports that Vice President Joe Biden told law enforcement leaders that he is merely reloading. He plans to focus on senators who voted against the recent gun control compromise who come from states where there is strong support for background checks. Some senators, such as Republican Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, are already feeling the heat:

\"bidenDuring the meeting, Biden and an aide ticked through polling data for a handful of senators targeted by gun control groups after the background checks vote failed. To the law enforcement officials, he cited polling that shows Sens. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) have seen precipitous drops in their approval ratings since last month’s vote.

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11 thoughts on “Biden: Gun Fight Not Over

  1. Truefacts

    I guess Biden didn’t read the latest poll from 15,000 law enforcement professionals, 71% of
    respondents said an “assault weapons” ban would have zero impact on violent crime. Of those surveyed, 95.7% said the same of a “high capacity” magazine ban, and 79.7% said the same in response to a question
    on universal background checks.
    But they also said.
    Additionally, 80% of these law enforcement professionals also agreed that casualties at Sandy Hook Elementary would “have likely been reduced” if “legally-armed citizens” had been in the school.
    So why agree the the professionals when you can agree with Biden and scare away a felon with a blast from your shotgun. Then that would make him and you a felon.
    So who should I listen to the police or future felon Biden.

  2. bill katz

    Of course the struggle for gun control is not over. It has only begun. Strong legislation on guns is long over due. To think that one can purchase a gun whose only purpose is to kill without registration and insurance is preposterous. The better though to ban all assault long guns and hand guns.

    “I have not yet begun to fight.”
    John Paul Jones

    1. Truefacts

      How do you take them from the criminals.
      Or do you care if they have guns or not.

      1. bill katz

        Of course getting guns out of the hands of criminals is part of the compact. And if yours is an honest question instead of the usual shouting matches, I will answer.

        Understand that there is no instant solution. In my version, if these guns were not available for new purchases, then the seepage issue would begin to dry up. That alone is one big problem because a full 60% of legally purchased gun in CT find their way to the criminal market. No more stray purchases. Any outlawing of guns must have a buy-back provision. Increase penalties for gun-related crimes.

        Over a period of time, there will be less and less contraband in the marketplace. but to do nothing is not an option. And here I am not suggesting banning shotguns as a form of home protection.

        Instead of constant fighting, we should all have the goal of a safer and gun-free society.

        the conservative government in Australia banned them in the 1990s. so did the English although in England,there wasn’t any partisan divide over this issue. After the massacre in Dunblane, Scotland, a horrible school massacre, bot sides of the political divide banned guns.

        1. Kim

          only when you give up your shotguns will you have any credibility on this issue, gollum. Otherwise, you’re simply another hypocritical liberal who won’t follow the rules he’s trying to force on the rest of us.

          Of course you’re in favor of shotgun ownership – because you own a couple. As long as YOUR needs and desires are acceptable, to hell with everyone else and their freedom. Shotguns do more damage than your average rifle or handgun, but they’re perfectly fine to own – because gollum bill owns one. Try expanding the law to eliminate shotguns and watch him squirm and scream about freedom and liberty and self defense.

          This is liberal hypocrisy in action.

          1. The Conn-servative

            Yup.Do as I say,not as I do. This should CT’s license plate motto.Constitution state – I think not.

    2. The Conn-servative

      I think given your position on guns,you should be quoting the likes of Saul Alinsky,Mao,Marx,Stalin and Obama or Blumenthal. What an insult and vast dichotomy to even quote JPJ on this topic given your beliefs.

    3. walls

      I think the Founding Fathers and colonialists were geniuses. Funny, they never required registration or insurance back then. I guess it wasn’t a problem back then.

  3. Howard Riehl

    You want to know why Joe? Because no one, least of all your Congress and the American People, trusts you or the president. That’s right, what have you done to keep your word or not outright lie on anything? “Fast and Furious”? Benghazi? The Sequester? Obamacare? All lies. The Congress and especially the American People, (who, don’t forget, YOU work for) just don’t trust you. You claim that “Universal Background Checks” will not turn into a Universal Gun Registry, but given your record of lies, how can anyone trust you? Here’s an idea: get lost. Step down abdicate power and see if the American People trust the Republicans any more than they do you.

    1. walls

      Agreed 100%. I don’t trust Smilin’ Joe or The Kenyan – or any liberal dem for that matter. These politicians want a gun registry database, and eventually want to confiscate everything.

      Why not be honest about it? If that’s their goal, try to amend the 2nd Amendment by the procedures stipulated in the Constitution. Have an honest debate and an honest vote. At least that’s intellectually honest and the right approach if that is their goal.

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