I was born there and my parents grew up there (my mom is in her late 60's).... it used to be a great town back before MLK was killed... my parents told me stories of riding downtown on the bus as kids all by themselves back in the day... heh... I wouldnt try that now
This was a complete partisan hack job...
Two of the proposals above were Republican proposals which were not has bad as the Democrat proposals. The Democrats voted for their proposals and the Republicans voted for their proposals. The Republicans allowed this vote because they wanted to make Democrats look like hypocrites for voting against (the Republican version) of gun control. This in my opinion was irresponsible politicking and playing with fire. Only a few Democrats had to switch over in order for the Republican proposals to pass.
However it is now apparent that the entire thing was staged, scripted, and choreographed well before the Senate convened this afternoon.
To authorize the Attorney General to deny requests to transfer a firearm to known or suspected terrorists.
Alexander (R-TN), Nay
Ayotte (R-NH), Yea
Baldwin (D-WI), Yea
Barrasso (R-WY), Nay
Bennet (D-CO), Yea