Shame on Harry Reid! NRA Wins Again? Assault Weapons Ban DROPPED


“The NRA has won. Congressional leaders said Tuesday a proposed federal ban on assault weapons is all but dead, crushed by the powerful gun lobby.

Although anticipated, the move let down still-grieving loved ones of those massacred in Newtown, Conn., and more than 140,000 Daily News readers who petitioned for the legislation.”

Are gun lobbyists more important than the American people? Unfortunately, signs point to yes. Polls show that citizens want universal background checks and tighter regulations, but politicians are letting Wayne Lapierre have his way instead. Why? Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

Read more: “It’s heartbreaking that this tragic incident can’t get some common sense laws passed, such as the assault weapons ban,” said Jim Wiltsie, whose cousin, Victoria Soto, a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School, died trying to protect her students on Dec. 14.

Read more: Assault Weapon Ban Dropped

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One comment

  1. Billy Fenrir · · Reply

    You’re saying this like it’s a bad thing when It fact it was was a huge victory for freedom.

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