Divided Senate Blocks Gun Reforms After Orlando Shooting — TIME

The GOP has learned a thing or two about obstruction. Faced with overwhelming voter anxiety, you don’t have to change your ways. When the loyal opposition presents you with bills that run against your NRA grain, present them with your watered-down versions. When the other side won’t vote for empty gestures, go to your faithfull and say ‘See? We try to work with them, and they refuse to accept anything we offer them!’ Meanwhile the guns fly off the shelves, and the kids die.
This from Time –

(WASHINGTON) — A divided Senate rejected rival plans to bolster the federal background check system and moved toward blocking other proposed curbs on guns Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando’s mass shooting intensified pressure on lawmakers to act but knotted them in election-year gridlock anyway — even over restricting firearms for terrorists. Each…

via Divided Senate Blocks Gun Reforms After Orlando Shooting — TIME

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