Thursday, February 28, 2013

Fwd: WCAX: Gun control not off the table after all (Focus on U.S. Senate)

Tomorrow is the last day before the legislature takes off for the week of
town meeting, which is Tuesday, March 5th for most towns.  When the
legislature returns the following week, Friday, March 15th will be Cross
Over.  There will be intense pressure in that week up to Cross Over.
Right now we need to focus right now on the U.S. Senate.  Please call
and politely tell senators "No new gun laws, enforce existing gun laws" 
Pat Leahy 800-642-3193 & Bernie Sanders 800-339-9834

Gun control not off the table after all
Posted: Feb 28, 2013 9:39 AM ESTUpdated: Feb 28, 2013 9:40 AM EST
By WCAX News - bio | email
Gun control legislation is not off the table in Montpelier after all.
The House bill seeks universal background checks, limits on the size of ammunition magazines and other restrictions. Lead sponsor-- Rep. Linda Waite-Simpson-- said this week the bill does not have the votes to pass and it won't be brought to the House floor. But Wednesday afternoon following a meeting with the House Speaker, Waite-Simpson said it's possible some parts of the bill can still be salvaged. The Democrat declined to talk about the issue on camera.