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Sens. Joe Manchin, Pat Toomey
roll out background-
check compromise on guns

Washington Times, by David Sherfinski

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 4/10/2013 10:44:11 PM

A bipartisan group of lawmakers reached a deal Wednesday to expand background checks to guns purchased on the Internet or at trade shows, clearing the way for the Senate to begin debating a new gun control bill this week. The deal, struck by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin III and Republican Sen. Patrick J. Toomey, won a stamp of approval from President Obama and gave the broader gun bill a needed boost — though the legislation still faces high hurdles in the Senate, to say nothing of the GOP-controlled House.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 4/10/2013 10:51:59 PM     (No. 9269662)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: turninggrey, 4/10/2013 10:58:16 PM     (No. 9269668)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chumley, 4/10/2013 10:59:38 PM     (No. 9269670)

Why is it the communists keep using the word "commonsense" when it is at best just a political opinion? All it means is that they want to take something from me.
No to any of their chicanery. If they want to really compromise, lets do it. I´ll support their background checks if they will support repeal of the 1968 Gun Control Act. Give and take. That´s what they say they are about.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ribicon, 4/10/2013 11:09:50 PM     (No. 9269686)

The Grand Old Panderers prepare to grab their ankles again, leaning just a bit farther to the left each time.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: FunOne, 4/10/2013 11:11:26 PM     (No. 9269690)

Manchin´s Republican opponent in the last election was a strong pro-second amendment NRA member.

The NRA endorsed Manchin.

As a life member of NRA, I sometimes wonder how they do endorsements.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rubinski, 4/10/2013 11:15:28 PM     (No. 9269698)

Will wait to see how they vote--sell out or stand firm.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: harper, 4/10/2013 11:16:33 PM     (No. 9269699)

A sellout by the GOP. What a surprise.




Not.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BarryNo, 4/10/2013 11:24:01 PM     (No. 9269709)

You´re my senator. When I rejected Specter, it was because I perceived your ideals to be saner and more American.

No Compromise, Mr. Toomey.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: msjena, 4/10/2013 11:34:25 PM     (No. 9269721)

I hope the House doesn´t cave on this.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JAN, 4/11/2013 1:44:09 AM     (No. 9269801)

Disgusting betrayal by Arlen Toomey.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: flatwater, 4/11/2013 1:46:35 AM     (No. 9269803)

I don´t need lectures on gun control from a (p)Resident who deliberately sold thousands of weapons to Mexican drug cartels.

Go straight to hell, Joe.

Same for you, Pat.

Same goes for Wise King Barky.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: kanphil, 4/11/2013 2:08:13 AM     (No. 9269809)

Toomey, you´re being screwed.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 4/11/2013 2:08:30 AM     (No. 9269810)

V disappointed in Toomey...

This would not have stopped any of the recent killers...

Our Constitution must not be altered this way...

Prosecute with the laws already on the books!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: dvc, 4/11/2013 2:46:18 AM     (No. 9269818)

Toomey and Manchin have pooped in their soup and there will be a great number of us sending checks to their primary opponents. NRA will not make the mistake of supporting these traitors again. These pukes need to be regularly trained to keep their hands OFF of this issue.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Spidey, 4/11/2013 4:12:12 AM     (No. 9269837)

The republicans can´t act like they´re against some level of gun safety,so they make Toomey the stooge to offer a "compromise". The real question is where the line gets drawn at the end of the day.Nobody cares about background checks on the internet or gun shows,they´re nothingburgers,it´s the foot in the door for a national registry that´s the problem.


NY is arbitrarily grabbing guns from people on Xanax,which means they´re prying into medical records,which should be illegal. These are the kinds of extensions you have to worry about the libs slipping in.

We can all agree that Obama is the worst president in or lifetime but Cuomo could be extraordinary worse.You know things are bad when Hillary starts looking good.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: marthaville, 4/11/2013 6:55:48 AM     (No. 9269943)

Now if Chuckle Schumer would explain how you end illegal gun sales. Rahm hasn´t made a dent since becoming mayor of the murder capital.

These jokers are supposed to have all the answers. Their after the fact attempts to prevent what has already happened are 100% politics.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 4/11/2013 8:04:28 AM     (No. 9270043)

If it passes, of COURSE it will win Barkey´s approval. His ensuing Executive Order to expand it to any and all transfers will just be considered ´fine tuning´ to the to the gun grabbers and the media. And most of the GOP will just nod and say that they really wished he hadn´t done that.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: mickturn, 4/11/2013 9:35:40 AM     (No. 9270217)

Nice that the Dims are shoving illegal legislation down our throats...again!

SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED!

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