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Old 04-18-2013, 05:28 PM  
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Additional Executive Actions' for Guns

It's far from over
Biden: 'The President Is Already Lining Up Some Additional Executive Actions' for Guns
Joe Biden says the president of the United States is preparing to take "executive actions" to deal with guns.

BuzzFeed reports:

Vice President Biden told White House allies in the gun control fight Thursday that President Obama will be announcing new executive actions on gun violence in the days after the Senate voted down a gun violence bill.

On a conference call with "stakeholders," Biden told gun control advocates that the fight is not over and that eventual action on gun control will come. Press were not invited to the conference call; a participant provided BuzzFeed with access.

"Look I know you're going to say that I'm just being an optimist and I'm trying to put a good face on this. But you know I've been around here a long time and we've already done, because of you, some really good things," Biden said. "Number one, the president is already lining up some additional executive actions he's going to be taking later this week."

After the Newtown shootings, Obama took a number of executive actions to expand research into gun violence and other areas favored by the gun control community. He took the actions without Congressional approval, leading to outrage by some conservatives.

Gun control measures failed in the Democratic-controlled Senate earlier this week.

UPDATE: And now Democratic majority leader Harry Reid has pulled the gun bill:

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/...ns_718027.html
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Old 04-19-2013, 02:50 PM   #76
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This nations forefathers didn't think it was irrational, thus the whole reason for the second amendment. They fully expected that this nation would at some point move towards tyranny and it would be necessary for the citizenry to be armed to clean house.

Obama doesn't want an armed citizenry he wants it controlled.
This nation's forefathers had no idea who Barack Obama was, so claiming they wouldn't find him starting a rebellion in order to declare martial law irrational is really presuming a lot.
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