Some feel Ryan caved to the Left to hold the vote, which appears to be unconstitutional due to the fact that the government could deny a constitutional right (i.e. owning a firearm) if you’re on a government watch list, which is arbitrary and secret. Photo by Gage Skidmore
The Left rejoiced, but the Right said to hold your horses, it still hasn’t been passed in an overall vote. The bipartisan amendment would block gun purchases by people who in the past five years have appeared on the “no-fly” list or a “selectee” list that requires them to receive extra scrutiny before flying. Republicans […]
Appearing on CBS This Morning, DNC Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) said that the Democrats’ sit-in strategy was essentially to remain on the House floor until they get to vote on gun control legislation, despite the fact that Congress is in recess. Congressional Democrats, led by Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), decided on Wednesday morning […]
It was due to the fact that the House of Representatives had cut off live broadcasting of the sit-in protest, and the media was covering their protest.
John Lewis, a former civil rights leader, was once put on the terror watch list and was stopped between 35-40 times at the airport due to his name being on the arbitrary list. Yet, he’s pushing for those on a terror watch list being denied their constitutional right to bear arms, even after his experience? […]
In this controversy about watch lists and depriving Americans of the right to bear arms, did you know that Martin Luther King, Jr. was on a National Security Agency (NSA) watch list? Food for thought.
7/1/2016 - House Speaker Ryan Agrees to Hold a Vote on Gun Control-Watch List Measure
6/24/2016 - Gun Control Amendment Barely Passes in the Senate
6/23/2016 - DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz Says Sit-In Strategy is to Force a Vote in a Congress on Gun Control [Video]
6/23/2016 - Media Praised by Democrats during Sit-In Protest on Gun Control
6/23/2016 - Democrat Pushing for Terror Watch List Gun Law was on the Terror Watch List in 2004
6/23/2016 - Did you know Martin Luther King, Jr. was on a Watch List?