Universal Background Checks Will Be In Senate Gun Bill

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The LA Times reports that Sen. Harry Reid has announced that universal background checks for gun purchases will be included in a legislative package Democrats plan to push in April:

WASHINGTON – The gun legislation set to hit the Senate floor next month will include universal background checks, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Thursday.

Reid (D-Nev.) plans to introduce a bill Thursday evening that will include provisions on background checks, school safety and gun trafficking. He had said earlier this week that he hoped the full Senate would begin deliberation on the gun control package in early April.

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5 thoughts on “Universal Background Checks Will Be In Senate Gun Bill

  1. Gary

    Reid wants so-called “universal” background checks so that the federal government can REGISTER YOUR GUNS.

    “And when that doesn’t work, because criminals won’t register their guns, we may be looking at confiscation.”

    We can only afford to make this mistake once.

    1. Kim

      such is the ultimate goal of ‘lists’ – confiscation.

      Poll results are in – the experts say ‘gun control and lists, work’.

      Experts polled include Josef Stalin, Adolph Hitler, Saddam Hussein, and Pol Pot. Non respondents to the poll include Barak Obama and Dannel Malloy – spokesman for each say ‘Judge us by our words, not our actions.’

  2. Thomas in Pain

    After 2014, progressive legislation should find an easier journey through the bowel intestines of Congress.

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