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GOP Support for Gun Control Filibuster Splintering

NY Times Reports:

“We’re moving forward on this bill,” said Mr. Reid, who earlier Tuesday invoked his own father’s suicide by gunshot to implore consideration of the legislation, which would expand background checks for gun buyers, bolster school safety and crack down on people who purchase firearms for those who are not entitled to own them. “The American people deserve a vote on this legislation.”

Mr. Reid’s decision to move ahead came after Senate Republicans began splintering on whether the bill should be allowed full consideration on the Senate floor. Four Republican senators, Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Susan Collins of Maine, Johnny Isakson of Georgia, and Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, said Tuesday that they would support a procedural motion to formally take up the gun legislation for debate and amendments. Other Republicans indicated that they were inclined to allow debate, joining Senators John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.

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Someone beat me to the punch

Southern Agrarian

Well, one good thing anyway ..

If they take away the guns from anybody that might ever or someday have suicidal tendencies, they won't be able to kill themselves without a gun.

Of course it is. They can't raise the debt ceiling w/o stealing

Of course it is. They can't raise the debt ceiling w/o stealing our rights.

They would rather keep spending, borrowing and taking our guns.

It's a small price for Congress to pay. It's our debt and our rights. They'd sell their grandma to get re-elected.

Free includes debt-free!

If the GOP lets this through...

...it will be the death knell of the party's establishment.

Let me tell you---his dad would have killed himself

one way or the other, and if he didn't have a gun, he would have HUNG himself----what a jerk---he FULL WELL knows what HE'S doing! He's grabbing guns, because he want TOTALITARIAN CONTROL, plus he's afraid for his own sorry a---ss!

This may be tasteless, but...

I'd kill myself too if Harry Reid was my offspring.

Dangit, beat me to the

Dangit, beat me to the "tourrettes guy meme".

For those out of the loop:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FABJ0JYjPd8

Southern Agrarian

I Thought The Same Thing

I guess that makes two tasteless people. What the hell is tasteless these days anyway? WHO CARES?

skippy