Friday, January 18, 2013

Lawmakers Speaking Out Against Obama’s Gun Control Agenda (VIDEO)

Lawmakers Speaking Out Against Obama’s Gun Control Agenda (VIDEO)

On Wednesday, at a White House briefing, President Obama pitched his gun control plan to the country, in doing so, he acknowledged the tough road ahead and the partisanship that is likely to stall his efforts to reform the nation’s gun laws.
“This will be difficult,” Obama said in
his speech. “There will be pundits and politicians and special interest lobbyists publicly warning of a tyrannical, all-out assault on liberty — not because that’s true, but because they want to gin up fear or higher ratings or revenue for themselves.”
“And behind the scenes, they’ll do everything they can to block any common-sense reform and make sure nothing changes whatsoever,” Obama added.
While one can debate the merits of Obama’s remarks about his package of proposals being “common-sense” instead of Constitutionally dubious, what is becoming increasing clear is that getting Congress to ban ‘military-style assault weapons,’ ban high-capacity magazines, end the inaptly named ‘gun show loophole’ (ratify universal background checks for all private sales), and ban armor-piercing bullets will be – to say the least – “difficult.”
Already lawmakers in both chambers of Congress have spoken out against Obama’s recommendations.
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