Trump and Congress move on guns after Florida

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(Worthy News) - Many are hoping Congress will finally move on stalled gun control legislation in the wake of the latest deadly school shooting, but the effort on Capitol Hill still faces the same kinds of hurdles that have made it impossible for decades to pass measures that make significant changes to current gun laws.

The Senate could act soon on a bill that would improve the nation’s background check system used for scrutinizing most firearms purchases, including incentives and penalties to make state government report information that could be used to block gun purchases.

But the Republican-run House is likely to oppose the measure unless it is coupled with language allowing concealed carry permit holders to legally bring their weapons to other states, which is a measure that cannot pass the Senate. The two measures were paired in legislation the House passed in December. [ Source: Washington Examiner (Read More...) ]

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  1. What about the rapid fire guns, such as the automatic rifles? And the kits to modify rifles into automatics?

    Where in the 2nd Amendment does it say that only those with no mental illnesses can have them, it's either all or none. Which brings us back to just who needs the kind of gun used at the last school shooting.

    Ever read Psychology's Diagnostic Manual? It's in its 6th incarnation now, though its named the DSM V. There isn't a thought that doesn't qualify for mental illness or three in that psycho-bible. No one is not mentally ill except for maybe the President of the United States because he has his own personal in-house physician to him whatever Trump's latest piece of mental instability falls out his mouth or fingertips. The rest of the 99% need their (mandated) insurance to pay for the visit and that Requires a diagnostic code.

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