Reid says he pulled the bill but plans to re-introduce it because the oppositions position is unsustainable.
Also, the 2 amendments added to the bill that passed, were for improving mental health services and barring states and local governments from releasing information about gun ownership.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950