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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Congress fears the NRA

 

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Update: Confirmed, Congress is Owned By The NRA

by Paul Canning

assriflelgcolor Congress fears the NRALast week, I reported on how a poll had found that the vast majority of Americans supported some restrictions on gun ownership.

I also reported on how the Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence would be lobbying Congress — here’s what they asked Congress members to support:

I believe that these people should not be able to buy, own or carry a gun anywhere in our nation:

    • Convicted felons
    • Convicted domestic abusers
    • Terrorists
    • People found to be dangerously mentally ill.

Colin Goddard, who survived being shot four times in the 2007 killings at Virginia Tech and now works for the Brady Campaign, told MSNBC that every Congressperson they spoke to told them they supported the pledge — but none, not one, no Democrat, no Republican, would actually sign it. … Read more:

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