The Power of the Gun Lobby

Milligan, Susan
April 2013
U.S. News Digital Weekly;4/19/2013, Vol. 5 Issue 16, p7
The article reports that U.S. senators have voted in favor of expanding background checks for gun owners. However, the 54-46 vote was not enough to stop a filibuster of the bipartisan bill. The measure was opposed by Republicans, saying it would lead to the creation of a national gun registry which would infringe lawful gun owners' Second Amendment rights.


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