04 March 2009

If The Left Says The NRA Has Been Neutered, They Sure Backed Down Fast This Week On DC Voting Rights Bill

"Democrats may be running the House, but the National Rifle Association (NRA) can still stop a bill in its tracks. House Democratic leaders on Tuesday pulled legislation from the floor that seemingly had nothing to do with guns because the NRA disliked it.

"The bill in question would give the District of Columbia a voting member of Congress. The gun-rights lobby prefers a Senate version, which includes language amending the District’s gun policies, and some suggest the NRA could make life difficult for conservative Democrats if that language is not included in the House version."

A great piece from The Hill newspaper, a publication that covers the U.S. Congress. Read it and pass it on. Simply put, Nancy Pelosi "blinked." Heh...

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