By Bob Owens
The New York Daily News (whom I refuse to drive traffic towards with a link) has tabloided all over itself again.
Daily News “reporters” Cameron Joseph and Larry McShane apparently soiled themselves several times while creating this lede.
The NRA — and their gun-loving Republican cohorts — are refusing once more to stop terrorists intent on getting armed in the U.S.A.
A legal loophole allows suspected terrorists on the government’s no-fly list to legally buy guns, but a bill to fix that will likely wither on the vine. The federal Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act, even in the wake of last week’s terrorist killing of 129 people in Paris, remains a long shot due to its rabid pro-gun opponents.
“Anything which they feel restricts the use or the ability to retain a gun they’re opposed to,” bill co-sponsor Rep. Pete King (R-L.I.) told the Daily News.
“It’s sort of a knee-jerk reaction,” he said Tuesday. “The National Rifle Association is strongly opposed to it and the fact is we have only a handful of Republican co-sponsors.”
Anyone can end up on a terror watch list, folks. Trust me, I know.
Without due process or logic, anyone can wind up a watch list for …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms