Report: Gun Vote Thursday

April 9, 2013 1:51 pm  

(The Weekly Standard) – Harry Reid announced today that there will likely be a gun vote on Thursday.

“Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) likely has the votes on gun control legislation to clear its first procedural hurdle — a victory for the gun control community, though one that hardly guarantees the bill’s passage,” reports the Huffington Post.

FAX BLAST SPECIAL: Don’t Let The Government Take Your Guns! Protect Your Second Amendment Rights!

“The majority leader announced on Tuesday evening he would submit for a vote the bill to expand background checks, implement a federal trafficking statute, and enhance school safety measures. That would set up a Senate vote on Thursday.”

The Huffington Post suggests Reid has the support he needs:

At least eight Republican Senators said that they would support bringing the measures to the Senate floor for amendment and debate. A number of others said they had not ruled out voting to clear that first procedural hurdle.

Should those numbers hold, Reid will have the 60 votes needed to move forward on gun policy reform. Two members of his own caucus said they were noncommittal on the first procedural vote, but their defections (should they happen) would be insufficient to sustain a filibuster.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/report-gun-vote-thursday_716174.html

OBAMACARE ARCHITECT: Law 'beyond comprehension
Obama Demands Vote On 2nd Amendment During Hartford Speech

Top Stories

Couric Show Deceptively Edited Gun Interview Director: 'I never intended to make anyone look bad' (WFB) - The makers of a new Katie Couric documentary on gun violence deceptively edited an int...
‘Nightly Show’ Mocks Donald Trump: Suggests Pro-Gun Is Pro-Ra... (Breitbart) - During the May 23 airing of Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show, host Larry Wilmore narrated a skit intimating that Donald Trump’s pr...
Hawaii Considers Gun Owner Registry for Firearm Confiscations Proposed bill would create database to monitor gun owners (Infowars) - Hawaii wants to become the first state to register gun owners into a federal...
Lt. Colonel Denied NJ Concealed Carry Permit (Breitbart) - A U.S. Army Lt. Colonel with a “senior position” at Wharton’s Picatinny Arsenal is being a denied a concealed carry permit in New ...
Sheriff David Clarke: ‘The Only Person Safe in a Gun-Free Zone ... (Breitbart) - During his May 20 speech to the NRA Leadership Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, Sheriff David Clarke Jr. said, “The only person saf...
Figures. Obama Lifts Arms Ban on Communist Vietnam – But Pushes... (Newsmax) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday lifted a half-century-old ban on selling arms to Vietnam, looking to bolster a government seen as a ...

Comments


Please help us stay spam-free. Mouse over a spam post and click the X to report spam.