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  •  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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