Friday, March 29, 2013

Three U.S. Senators have now pledged to take a stand against "gun control"

From Economic Policy Journal:

... On Tuesday, three republicans sent a letter to Senate House Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) telling him that they "will oppose the motion to proceed" any bill that subverts the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens.

Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Mike Lee (R-UT) drafted the letter that didn’t explicitly use the word ‘filibuster’ but was, nevertheless, clearly threatening one.

"We will oppose the motion to proceed to any legislation that will serve as a vehicle for any additional gun restrictions," the three tea party conservatives wrote in the letter obtained by POLITICO.

A filibuster would delay or prevent the vote on Reid’s gun bill. To avoid the filibuster or to stop one in progress, three-fifths of the full Senate (60 out of 100 senators) would have to invoke cloture, which means to bring the debate to an end so that a vote can ensue.

Following Easter Recess, Reid will bring his gun control package up for consideration. The package will include...

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