Dem. Senator Admits Using Newtown Families to Break GOP Gun Control Filibuster

CT Senator Chris Murphy and Mayor Bloomberg Talk Gun Control
CT Senator Chris Murphy and Mayor Bloomberg Talk Gun Control
AmmoLand Gun News
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Washington DC – -(Ammoland.com) In the final push toward the Senate gun control vote on April 17 2013, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) admitted Democrats were flying Newtown families into DC to break a Republican filibuster–he also admitted that those families did not know they were going to be used for that purpose until the plane carrying them was already in the air

The families thought they were coming to DC to oppose “high capacity” magazines.  But according to The New York Times, once the families were in the air aboard Air Force One, Murphy let them know they would used “to get a vote on a vote.”

Here's how Murphy put it:

They thought they were coming down here to argue for a ban on high capacity magazines and universal background checks, and we told them they coming to argue to avert a filibuster and allow us to debate. And that was really heartbreaking and deflating for some of them. But they rose to the occasion, and it was wonderful to see them at the end of the trip feeling like they had made a difference.

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  • 3 thoughts on “Dem. Senator Admits Using Newtown Families to Break GOP Gun Control Filibuster

    1. when it comes to the lowest of the low you can get no lower than the dems. they will do anything to get rid of all of what is left of our rights, they want a total dictatorship in this country and they will do anything toward that goal.

    2. They will do anything for a vote. The most corrupt administration in history. These families just wanted another freebie. This country has gone down the toilet in the last 4 1/2 years and is continuing the downward spiral fast. Hope the idiot voters likes a socialist/communist country because that is right where this is headed. Bloomberg is an old idiot fart that needs replacing, he’s clueless and all the people in New York are getting paid back for his idiocies.

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