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Daily Archives: April 17th, 2013

U.S. Senate’s NRA caucus blocks legislation to require background checks on more gun sales

Excerpt: A bipar­ti­san pro­pos­al to require back­ground checks on the sale of firearms at gun shows and over the Inter­net has failed to advance in the Unit­ed States Sen­ate after being suc­cess­ful­ly fil­i­bus­tered by forty-one Repub­li­cans and four Democrats. By a vote of fifty-four to forty-six (with Sen­ate Major­i­ty Leader Har­ry Reid vot­ing nay so that […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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