Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Scarborough on Failure of Background Check Law

Conservative pundit Joe Scarborough notes red state support for background checks on

These numbers aren’t shocking. After all, what American in his right mind would oppose background checks on someone who is violent, mentally ill, a criminal or a terrorist? The answer, it seems, is no one other than the United States senators and congressmen who kowtow to the survivalist wing of a special interest group that is marching them into a dark corner of American politics that will damage them politically while putting millions of Americans at risk.

It is a position that is indefensible and they know it. Their only hope is that the 90 percent who were galvanized by the slaughter of 20 first graders will forget and move on. We won’t. We are going to stay here and keep fighting until they do the right thing. We are waiting.

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