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April 30, 2013
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These senators sold us out

A modified and rather weak gun bill Amendment, requiring background checks, went down to defeat 54-46 in the Senate April 17. It couldn’t garner the needed 60 votes to override a Republican filibuster. Ninety percent of Americans supported this legislation making it more difficult for criminals and the insane to purchase guns frequently used in mass murders. The Senate also failed to even consider a ban on military assault weapons. Wimps. Four cowardly Democrats joined 41 Republicans, including Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, in selling out the American people to the gun lobby. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s no vote was …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Apr 30, 2013 07:06PM Published Apr 30, 2013 07:06PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.