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Murphy Adamant About Gun Law Changes [Video]

In Newtown, Chris Murphy speaks about the NRA, gun control and the mental health care system.

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy spoke about why he believes changes are needed to gun laws in the United States following a press conference held by the organization Sandy Hook Promise Monday morning in Newtown.  

The Democratic senator also responded to the National Rifle Association's recent comments that lawmakers will not pass a weapons ban

See Murphy's comments in our video above. 

Most Popular Poster January 15, 2013 at 03:44 PM
How cute. Another day watching "Jimmy" chase Donald around on this forum like a little puppy dog.
Michael Duff January 15, 2013 at 04:33 PM
More than three million people in the United States protect themselves from assault, rape, robbery murder, because they use or have a firearm. It is factual that criminals will use any means or weapons to do their evil acts. Are we willing as a nation to deny three million people each year the ability to defend themselves and consequently allow the resulting assaults, rapes, robberies and murders to happen? The challenge is to protect the honest citizen’s right to bear arms and at the same time prevent criminals from acquiring them. Punitive high fees, intentional blanket restrictions and new complicated laws placed on honest citizens are worthless punitive acts. Criminals do not abide by society’s rules , criminals take advantage of such rules and laws.
Jimmy Pursey January 15, 2013 at 06:12 PM
"More than three million people in the United States protect themselves from assault, rape, robbery murder, because they use or have a firearm." Source, please.
Jimmy Pursey January 15, 2013 at 06:16 PM
That's not a "new video game"...it's a game created by one person and posted online. Claiming he speaks for "anti-gunners" is like me saying...uh, "gun nuts develop boy crush on witty local news forum agitator."
Paul Improta January 15, 2013 at 06:48 PM
I'm not a gun fanatic, I don't even own a gun, but these politicians are all about making citizens slaves of government, and that is precisely why our founders in their infinite wisdom included the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Obviously, our so-called "leaders" no longer fear an armed citizenry, and punks like Murphy pandering, imparting the party line like a rubber stamp to further the Democratic Party's tyrannical agenda, which seeks to invade and control every aspect of your personal lives.
Jimmy Pursey January 15, 2013 at 07:48 PM
"I do not believe in the general promiscuous toting of guns. I think it should be sharply restricted, and only under licenses." Karl Frederick (NRA President 1934)
Carl January 15, 2013 at 08:17 PM
Hey that's an unfair comparison. A puppy would be housebroken by this point.
Most Popular Poster January 15, 2013 at 09:30 PM
“Show me a young Conservative and I'll show you someone with no heart. Show me an old Liberal and I'll show you someone with no brains.” ― Winston S. Churchill
Jimmy Pursey January 17, 2013 at 02:44 PM
It has always come down to the relationship between a father and a son. It has always been on the Father's heart that His Word would be made flesh.
Bill Hillman January 17, 2013 at 02:49 PM
Is Murphy prepared to address drone-violence? http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/commentandblogs/2012/12/20/americas-drone-wars-are-not-creating-a-safer-world/
Most Popular Poster January 17, 2013 at 03:05 PM
Awww, another day of squirmie..I mean "Jimmy"... following Donald around on this forum like a little puppy dog. It's heartwarming.
Margaret Callahan January 20, 2013 at 02:15 PM
http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/01/19/1473881/two-people-accidentally-shot-at-a-gun-show-safety-checkpoint-on-gun-appreciation-day/ Where were the armed guards to protect these good guys?
Scott Clayton January 21, 2013 at 01:59 PM
@Bill...that's far too complicated. How about we start with operation "Fast and Furious" and the illegal sale of thousands of weapons of all types by our federal government Department of Justice to known criminals? We know that one of those weapons was used to kill border patrol agent Brian Terry. How soon before these weapons end up in our cities, that is if they are not here already?
Bill Hillman January 21, 2013 at 05:24 PM
sorry, those records are sealed, right?

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