After CO Recalls, Manchin Quiet on Gun Control in Wake of Navy Yard Shooting

Joe Manchin
Manchin Quiet on Gun Control in Wake of Navy Yard Shooting
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Washington DC – -(Ammoland.com)- Following the September 16th Washington Navy Yard shooting, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) was notably absent from the list of Democrats calling for more gun control.

Manchin's constituents are some of the most pro-gun in America, and Manchin has spent the last nine months talking more and more about gun control.

However, following the Navy Yard shooting, Manchin did not mention gun control, and he did not join Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) in calling for more gun laws.

Instead, Politico reported that one of Manchin's aides said the Senator would not push for expanded background checks “in the wake of” the Navy Yard shooting.

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    TEX
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    TEX

    90% of defeating the enemy is knowing the enemy,…we know the enemy !

    TEX
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    TEX

    The thing the liberal gun-grabbing scum wants is total gun confiscation.The UBC check is bullshit or they would enforce the ones on the books. The son of a bitches dont listen to common sense suggestions to reduce “gun violence”,beause thats not what they want. 90% of defeating the enemy is knowing the enemy…..we know the goddamn enemy !

    TexStan
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    TexStan

    Pathetic f**king fool. No less, Supreme Emperor Barry is going to crush Mr. Manchin’s pathetic little state by killing its coal industry. Get back on your knees Joe Boo, you have work to do.

    TEX
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    TEX

    Background checks and mental evaluations should be done on the son of a bitches in DC that want to sh*t all over the Second Amendment to the US Constitution.

    Dave
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    Dave

    First they claimed they wanted “background checks.”

    The Navy yard shooter passed a “background check.”

    Now they are wanting all the guns. That is what they have always wanted.

    BigR
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    BigR

    He’s running for cover! Every gun owner in America needs to be more vocal and get out and vote in every election from now on.

    Capn Jack
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    Capn Jack

    Seems like it’s, “Keep Your Head Down and cover your A$$ time”. Too bad most voters have such a short memory

    Paul
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    Paul

    The only thing they are trying to do is disarm this country and when they do the only people that are going to have guns are the gang members and the criminals, then what are they going to have to scream about. these people will not be happy until every gun in the US is gone then we will be open for every type of invasion that you can think of. While every politician carries a gun we the people all too soon will not even be allowed to even own a pellet gun. The news media keeps saying that… Read more »

    Becker
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    Becker

    Once a gun grabber, always one. They never change their minds, only change from wolves clothes to sheep’s cloths. A tiger can’t change his stripes. Once someone votes for gun control, it is time to put them in the road. They can’t and don’t want to change. Just want you to think they have until they can get re-elected.

    BigHat
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    BigHat

    Who can blame him? He hangs himself out there last time and how does Barry reward him? He was the EPA basically shut the W Va coal industry. Dem scum turning on Dem scum, Perfect.

    rp
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    rp

    I think you are on to something. Manchin has pushed for common sense gun control laws. The only problem is that none of gun control laws they are trying to pass have common sense. With two legislative failures that Manchin has supported of Obozocare and now the gun control laws, Manchin may be seeing his political future going down the drain.

    Rob Davis
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    Rob Davis

    Every mass shooting that has been publicized lately has been in a “Gun-Free Zone”. They should be called “Fish in a Barrel Zones”.

    Don’t be a victim of violence.

    Demand your right to bear arms. It’s not just a Constitutional right, it’s a Human right.

    TEX
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    TEX

    Maybe the moron realizes he was on the wrong side of the issue all along esp.after the recalls in CO.,we’ll see.