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Old December 19, 2012, 08:38 PM   #124
Tom Servo
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The thing is it most times fails to get enough votes to go to the floor.
To the best of my knowledge, it's never gotten to the floor.

The difference this time is that it's been given grim impetus by the Sandy Hook shooting.

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Look at what happened to Clinton's allies in congress when he passed the '94 ban. Ask Tom Foley.
That's true, but we were still stuck with the ban for another 10 years. All the so-called reformers didn't do much to repeal it, either.
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