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  •  I see reality. DiFi's AWB bill will not pass, (0+ / 0-)

    even if it get's to an vote in this congress. So you're not only not saving that 2%, but putting into jeopardy quite a few seats in congress - which you don't believe, but IMO it does - I just hope we don't get to the point that we have to find out who was right in '14, and beyond.

    •  i don't know what is possible, right now (5+ / 0-)

      awb probably not, and even some of obama's proposals maybe not. but i do know that the tide has turned, that demographics are destiny, and that if we don't get measured and effective gun control now, we will have a very intense backlash leading to much more stringent gun control later. things can move very quickly, and demographics already are moving.

      The cold passion for truth hunts in no pack. -Robinson Jeffers

      by Laurence Lewis on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 10:55:06 PM PST

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      •  OK, you say you want effective gun control now. (0+ / 0-)

        How is pushing the AWB "effective" gun control, even if it had a slim chance of passing? In addition to PBO's EO's (which were all good & needed I think), why not strengthen/enforce the NICS system (I support 100%), and come up with a way that all gun sales/transfers must go thru the NICS check (even though I probably wouldn't like that)? That would be much more effective on gun violence than that AWB would ever be

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