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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

The NRA Doesn't Get What It Wants?

The Senate shot down the Thune amendment to the military budget bill, which would have allowed concealed carry of firearms rules to be portable, essentially, from state to state. This amendment would have made the most forgiving state on concealed weapons - Texas, I'm guessing - the new national standard. So much for state's rights.

It got majority support in the Congress, but Democrats filibustered this time, enough to block passage. Amazingly, the NRA was denied a goodie today in the US Congress. Color me shocked.

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