Over at Hot Air, Ed Morrisey attempt to divine the Senate votes on the Toomey Manchin bill and claims that Reid Coming Up Short on Gun Control Bill. On the other hand, anyone who could get that abomination, the ObamaCare bill through despite is unpopularity can not be under estimated.
I can not understand, for the life of me, why gun owners seem to think that any gun control, let alone increased background checks will have any effect on future Newtowns, or indeed on crime in general.
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So, at some point in the future, a law like that in Connecticut is passed that bans, among others, your Ruger Ranch Rife. You are required to turn them all in, including that expensive semiautomatic shot gun you use for pheasant hunting every year. You refuse. But DHS has your name on a list. Would you like to have a DHS swat team, in an armoured personnel carrier show up at your door? Wouldn't that be exciting?
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