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Friday
Apr262013

Progressives Planning to Come Back for Your Guns

Progressives will NEVER give up on banning civilian ownership of firearms.  See UK, Canada and Australia for details. 

A week after the Senate failed to come up with 60 votes to pass more gun control measures Crazy Joe Biden regrouped with gun control advocates yesterday and reassured them the White House isnt giving up the fight.

Biden made a real commitment to keep pushing for more gun control laws, said Pia Carusone, executive director of Americans for Responsible Solutions, a gun control PAC run by former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) and her husband Mark Kelly.

Bidens message to the groups was, Its the beginning. Its not the end, said Carusone. The tone of the meeting was very positive. There is a collective sense that we are on the right side of history.

Yesterday the New York Times reported that talks to revive gun control legislation are under way on Capitol Hill.  Drawing on the lessons from battles in the 1980s and ’90s over the Brady Bill, which failed in Congress several times before ultimately passing, gun control supporters believe they can prevail.

According to the NY Times, gun control groups and Obama allies are already turning an eye to 2014, plotting payback for senators who voted against expanded background checks. Giffords group is even prepared to run ads against Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), who is a close friend of Giffords but who also voted against background checks.

Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire,  only one out of 22 senators on the East Coast north of Virginia who voted against the Manchin-Toomey-Schumer gun control amendment has been the target lately of some of the most furious lobbying by gun control proponents.  The NY Times says local newspapers have been inundated with letters to the editor denouncing her vote, and the gun grabbers have run radio ads saying she “ignored the will of the people”.

The gun grabbers will never give up and gun owners (in at least 40 states) are willing to waive their Second Amendment rights and give up their guns.  This fight will play out in the 2014 mid-term elections.  Supporters of Second Amendment civil rights, including Democrats who voted against Manchin-Toomey-Schumer need to be supported with our time and treasure, to defeat the gun banners.

Senators who supported the Schumer/Bloomberg backed amendment, including Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Mary Landrieu (D-La.) MUST be opposed and defeated.

According to the Progressive Propaganda publication, the Huffington Post, several senators have confided to Crazy Joe Biden that they are feeling the backlash from constituents.

Those senators told him that they needed to be assured there was adequate support for expanded gun control to pass because they did not want to take such a great political risk on something that was doomed to fail. Those Senators are vulnerable and MUST be defeated to protect our Second Amendment civil rights.

We can not afford to let our guard down for a minute.  The Progressives are coming for our guns.

I think were going to bring back that bill and address it, said Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), who has been leading the charge for action in the wake of the Newtown shootings. It may be months, it may be half a year. But the Majority Leader seems committed to bringing it back.