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NRA Confident Congress Won't Pass New Assault Gun Ban

The head of the National Rifle Assn. expressed confidence Sunday that the current Congress will not pass a new ban on assault weapons, a major aim of gun-control proponents in the wake of last month’s killing of 20 schoolchildren in Connecticut.

“I would say that the likelihood is that they are not going to be able to get assault weapons ban through this Congress,” NRA President David Keene said on CNN’s “State Of The Union.”

Keene’s comments come two days before Vice President Joe Biden is expected to issue a series of recommendations to President Obama on reducing gun violence, and as gun stores in many areas report a dramatic spike in sales. 

Source: LA Times. Read full article. (link)

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  • Ted Levy||

    In unrelated news, reports indicate Obama's blind trust invested heavily in Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. (RGR), Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (SWHC), and Olin Corp. (bullet manufacturer)...

  • Sosalty||

    Hey investigative journalists, here's a hint as to how Reid entered politics not so wealthy but now. . .

    Hey I want to become a shady politician, put one of our Bill of Rights at risk then reap giant financial returns on some secret investments. Every second an easily led voter is born. Every minute there's a politician born to manipulate the voters.

  • wingnutx||

    It ain't over 'til it's over.

    They can still go after magazine capacity.