Well of course the Democrats introduced this bill. Folks they are using this shooting in Aurora Colorado to severely restrict our 2nd amendment. While the government buys millions of rounds of 40 cal. hollow points, they are limiting us. Is something wrong with this picture? I going to add that I think this shooting was staged in order to attack the 2nd amendment. That’s just mine and many other’s opinon from looking at the facts.Holmes was under the “care of a psychiatrist”, a Ex-US Air Force Doctor, how did he pass the background checks to get the weapons that he bought “legally”? Gun sales are still booming and probably will continue. Thank you founding fathers.
The Democratic-led Senate has not voted on any gun legislation in three years, since defeating a 2009 GOP measure that would have required states to recognize each other’s gun laws.
Two Democratic lawmakers on Monday will announce new legislation to regulate the online and mail-order sale of ammunition.
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (N.J.) and Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (N.Y.) said the new law would make the sale of ammunition “safer for law-abiding Americans who are sick and tired of the ease with which criminals can now anonymously stockpile for mass murder,” in a statement released Saturday.
The lawmakers cite the recent movie massacre in Aurora, Colo. for spurring their bill.
Lautenberg and McCarthy, who will unveil their new proposal at New York’s City Hall say they intend to “make it harder for criminals to anonymously stockpile ammunition through the Internet.”
Lautenberg and McCarthy are two high profile advocates of gun control legislation, but they face an uphill struggle in Congress.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said last week that he does not intend to bring gun control legislation to the floor and President Obama has been reluctant to press lawmakers to act on the issue in an election year.
(So people, this tells you if Obama gets a 2nd term it’s Katie bar the door on all kinds of legislation (especially the 2nd amendment), unconstitutional legisilation I would imagine. But that hasn’t stopped him so far, )unconstitutional or not.)
Democratic senators though have offered an amendment to the cybersecurity bill that would limit the purchase of high capacity magazines by some consumers. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) defended it last Thursday as a “reasonable” gun control measure.