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Joe Manchin on Face the Nation this morning

And he said “seventy five (75) % of West Virginia gun owners want tougher background checks. ” All I can say is that I must be in the twenty five (25)%! Advertisements

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Joe Manchin Ponders Next Steps On Gun Legislation: ‘Why Are We So Tolerant Toward Violence?’

Ryan Grim Sep 17, 2013 WASHINGTON — Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Tuesday that he will revisit the idea of passing gun safety legislation in the wake of Monday’s mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. He told reporters he … Continue reading

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Colorado sheriffs sue to block new gun-control laws

By Keith Coffman | Reuters – 9 hrs ago DENVER (Reuters) – A group of Colorado county sheriffs, angry about two new state gun control laws passed in the wake of last year’s mass shootings in Connecticut and Colorado, filed … Continue reading

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HACKING SHOWS WHY GUN OWNERS OPPOSE REGISTRY, RECORDS KEEPING, SAYS CCRKBA

Thursday, May 9th, 2013 BELLEVUE, WA – Thursday’s revelation that the Washington State court system has been hacked and the records of hundreds of thousands of citizens may have been accessed clearly demonstrates why gun owners are adamantly opposed to … Continue reading

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Manchin again trying gun background checks

May 8, 2013 Salem News U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin seems determined to gain full Senate approval of updates to federal background check rules for prospective gun buyers. Though the amendment he and Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., crafted was rejected earlier … Continue reading

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Poll: Support for gun control slips

By KEVIN ROBILLARD | 4/23/13 8:35 AM EDT Five months after 20 children were killed in ab elementary school in Newtown, Conn., the public’s appetite for gun control is waning, according to a poll released Tuesday. Only 49 percent want … Continue reading

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Joe Manchin: Won’t get votes today on background checks

By JOHN BRESNAHAN and KEVIN ROBILLARD | 4/17/13 8:29 AM EDT Updated: 4/17/13 10:57 AM EDT West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin privately admitted on Wednesday morning what many on Capitol Hill already believed — that a proposal to expand … Continue reading

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Jefferson County Commission May Support Stricter Gun Control

Jefferson County Commission May Support Stricter Gun Control By: Dana Chicklas Updated: April 3, 2013 JEFFERSON COUNTY, WV – Jefferson County Commissioners are voting on stricter gun control measures based off of a local Quaker group’s proposal. The message begins … Continue reading

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Logic not Laws

Instead of playing chicken little and running around saying the sky is falling, people a should think about what is really happening. 1. Automobiles kill people therefore we should not allow people to have automobiles. 2. Drugs kill people therefore … Continue reading

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