Comments for: Democratic leaders push gun bills after mass shooting in Colo.

Posted Aug. 16, 2012, at 10:15 p.m.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Democratic leaders in three big states have used this summer’s mass shooting in Colorado to push bills that would crack down on assault weapons and ammunition sales, rekindling a debate that has not gained much traction in Congress or on the presidential campaign. In Illinois, Gov. Pat …

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  • Anonymous

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  • Anonymous

    Criminals love gun free zones.

  • Anonymous

    Go ahead. Ban “assault weapons.” I’ll keep my 12 gauge which is far more deadly and can throw much more lead faster in close quarters. These people just don’t get it. Oh yeah, I will keep my reloader too. Is this the best leadership we can come up with? If you are not fluent in firearms, never been in the military, and never hunted, you have no right to hold any public office in the USA. If you are not on the same level as most American’s, then step down. 

  • Anonymous

    Banning “assault type” weapons is like taking lipstick away from hookers.

    •  I think this is a lot more serious than taking lipstick from a prostitute.

  • Anonymous

    Hmm… California, Illinois and New York. Three states with strong gun control laws, uncontrollable spending habits and chronic budgetary crises. And now more gun control.

    Could the answer be… Democrats?

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