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Apr 10 2013
John Donohue says besides criminals and the insane its the gun manufacturers who oppose background checks.CNN (Online News)
Mar 22 2013
40 percent of guns are purchased without a background check.FactCheck.org
May 23 2013
The Senates rejection of a popular expansion of background checks for firearms last month marked an abrupt end to the campaign for gun restrictions after the Newtown shootings. But the “no votes of 46 senators also represented a political gamble: that voters would not punish them for going against public will.Washington Post
Apr 14 2013
Appearing jointly on quotFox News Sundayquot Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Minority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) both refused to say if their side had the votes to either pass or derail the bipartisan deal on background checks for gun purchases. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) have struck a deal to expand background...Politico
Apr 10 2013
Sens. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, and Patrick J. Toomey, R-Pennsylvania, plan to announce a bipartisan deal on background checks for gun shows and Internet sales at an 11 a.m. press conference today.CNN (Online News)
Mar 14 2023
Hours after announcing an executive order for stricter background checks to purchase guns, President Joe Biden went to Los Angeles County to explain the order. “This executive order helps keep firearms out of dangerous hands as I continue to call on congress to require background checks for all firearm sales,” Biden said Tuesday. “In the meantime, my executive order directs my attorney generalLA Weekly
Feb 26 2024
A former Missouri Democratic senator-turned-MSNBC regular demanded this week that the New York Times and other media stop fact-checking President Biden, suggesting not enough attention has been given to former President Trump's purported "vomits [of] lies."
"I move that every newspaper in America quit doing any fact checks on Joe Biden until they fact-check Donald Trump every morning onFox News (Online News)
Mar 02 2021
The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021 was reintroduced on Tuesday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) announced on his Twitter account.
“It’s simple: background checks keep guns out of dangerous hands,” Nadler wrote. “More than 90% of Americans want this bill signed into law. Let’s get it passed and save lives.”
Original cosponsors for the federalThe Epoch Times
Apr 12 2023
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (R) signed an executive order on background checks Tuesday, just over two weeks after a 28-year-old transgender attacker used legally purchased firearms to shoot and kill six people at a Nashville Christian school. The Tennessean reported that Lee’s executive order is “aimed at strengthening background checks for firearm purchases.” It requires “new criminal activityBreitbart News