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USA Gun Control Timeline, a social experiment...Post Sandy Hook to Present
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[quote:milehighmike:MV8yMDgyMDY0XzM1NTc3OTg1XzlCNENDMEVE] [b][i][u]"Gun lobby: Congress doesn't have the muscle to pass gun control"[/u][/i][/b] [b]http://news.yahoo.com/gun-lobby-congress-doesnt-muscle-pass-gun-control-202436760.html[/b] [b][i] "Nearly a month after the massacre of 27 people in Newtown, Conn., lawmakers on Capitol Hill are dialing back expectations on what Congress can – or should – do on its own to curb gun violence. After initial expressions of outrage, lawmakers and the White House are getting down to counting votes on what can actually be achieved on Capitol Hill, where limits on gun rights have has been a taboo for more than a decade. On Sunday, top gun lobbyists predicted that there’s not enough support in Congress for a new ban on assault weapons and that even curbs on high-capacity magazine clips were in doubt. “When a president takes all the power of his office, if he’s willing to expend political capital, you don’t want to make predictions,” said David Keene, president of the National Rifle Association, on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “But I would say that the likelihood is that they’re not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through the Congress,” he added."...[/i][/b] [b]http://www.godlikeproductions.com/forum1/message2110732/pg1[/b] [/quote]
The purpose of this thread is to chronicle the oh-so-obvious attempts by certain elements to change public opinion about the 2nd Amendment and the
to own guns.
Please feel free to add any links I've overlooked or add to this ongoing project.
Less than 24 hours after a tragedy:
"Dem. lawmaker: To get gun control, Obama must ‘exploit’ shooting"
link to www.washingtontimes.com
"Bloomberg: Obama Must Take 'Immediate Action' Against Guns"
link to www.breitbart.com
Updated: 12-20-12:"Bloomberg Vows Stiffer Fight to Overhaul U.S. Gun Laws"
link to www.nytimes.com
Updated 12-26-12: "Bloomberg Blasts NRA: 'Connecticut Is Because of Some of Their Actions'"
link to abcnews.go.com
"Rupert Murdoch Verified;@rupertmurdoch
"Terrible news today. When will politicians find courage to ban automatic weapons? As in Oz after similar tragedy."
link to twitter.com (secure)
Updated 12-22-12: "Rupert Murdoch backs Obama's gun grab"
link to www.renewamerica.com
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