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S.35 Gun Show Background Check Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 25, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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  • 28% of users support S.35

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    Supporting Organizations

    • Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

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    • Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

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    • Mayors Against Illegal Guns

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    • National Network to End Domestic Violence

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    • International Association of Chiefs of Police

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    • Gun Owners of America

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    • National Rifle Association

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On February 01, 2011, by Patriot16 - I think that it is disgracefull that he used the tragedy in Arizona to push his anti-2nd Amendment agenda, an agenda that he has pushed his entire career. No class at all!! Also, it is a good thing that MSNBC aka "the gun control network" has very low ratings and no credibility. . This liberal arrogance is going to effect them at the polls just as the failure of the so-called assault weapon ban of 1994. President Obama knew not to mention this at the State of the Union address because he knew that this would drive up gun sales and hurt democrates in 2012, but the politicians from the most liberal of areas continue to push gun control even if it means hurting their own party. We elect Senators to speak for and represent us not to rule over us as royalty. Shame on him and his hatred toward the U.S. Constitution. .

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      As noted by Patriot16, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 01, 2011, "I think that it is disgracefull that he used the tragedy in Arizona to push his anti-2nd Amendment agenda, an agenda that he has pushed his entire career. No class at all!! Also, it is a good thing that MSNBC aka "the gun control network" has very low ratings and no credibility. . This liberal arrogance is going to effect them at the polls just as the failure of the so-called assault weapon ban of 1994. President Obama knew not to mention this at the State of the Union address because he knew that this would drive up gun sales and hurt democrates in 2012, but the politicians from the most liberal of areas continue to push gun control even if it means hurting their own party. We elect Senators to speak for and represent us not to rule over us as royalty. Shame on him and his hatred toward the U.S. Constitution. . "
    • On March 11, 2012, by ldranton - Yall want a mentally ill person to have a firearm, I dont not think so, that's wat background checks are for!

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      As noted by ldranton, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 11, 2012, "Yall want a mentally ill person to have a firearm, I dont not think so, that's wat background checks are for! "
    • On February 01, 2011, by stidmatt - "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." ~#2 "The right of the people to be secure in their persons ... shall not be violated" ~#4 Currently, with people about to attempt felonies being able to get guns violates both the 2nd and 4th amendments. The status quo of any mentally deranged person being able to have a gun doesn't make our state more secure, meaning they are not covered by the second amendment, and their putting peopel in danger violates the fourth amendment. You must support this bill to follow the full constitution. The needs of the many outweigh the desires of the few.

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      As noted by stidmatt, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 01, 2011, ""A well regulated Militia, being necessary to a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." ~#2 "The right of the people to be secure in their persons ... shall not be violated" ~#4 Currently, with people about to attempt felonies being able to get guns violates both the 2nd and 4th amendments. The status quo of any mentally deranged person being able to have a gun doesn't make our state more secure, meaning they are not covered by the second amendment, and their putting peopel in danger violates the fourth amendment. You must support this bill to follow the full constitution. The needs of the many outweigh the desires of the few."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • 'Costs' under S. 35 B of the Code - The Legal Blog.in - May 16, 2011 by The Legal Blog - The Supreme Court in Manohar Singh vs D.S. Sharma & Anr. has examined the scope and ambit of S. 35B of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908. While examining the nature of the provision, the court has considered whether ...

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      As noted by The Legal Blog on May 16, 2011, "The Supreme Court in Manohar Singh vs D.S. Sharma & Anr. has examined the scope and ambit of S. 35B of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908. While examining the nature of the provision, the court has considered whether ..." (http://www.legalblog.in/2011/05/costs-under-s-35-b-of-code-of-civil.html)
    • [WATCH]: 112th Congress S.35 Gun Show Background Check of 2011 - April 04, 2011 by admin - [WATCH]: 112th Congress S.35 Gun Show Background Check of 2011. by admin on Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 | Comments Off. Rating: 5. Posted in video's. Comments are closed. Pages. About · Build a blog like this: · Pres. Barack Obama ...

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      As noted by admin on April 04, 2011, "[WATCH]: 112th Congress S.35 Gun Show Background Check of 2011. by admin on Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 | Comments Off. Rating: 5. Posted in video's. Comments are closed. Pages. About · Build a blog like this: · Pres. Barack Obama ..." (http://franklautenberg.on-the-rag.com/2011/04/05/watch-112th-congress-s-35-gun-show-background-check-of-2011/)
    • H.R.685: Checkpoint Images Protection Act of 2011 - U.S. Congress ... - February 12, 2011 by opencongress.org - Bills, People. S.8 Tough and Smart Natio... 2 · S.102 Reduce Unnecessary Sp... 2 · S.35 Gun Show Background C... 2 · H.R.685 Checkpoint Images Pro... 2 · H.Res.140 Expressing the sense . ... -. Source: opencongress.org ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on February 12, 2011, "Bills, People. S.8 Tough and Smart Natio... 2 · S.102 Reduce Unnecessary Sp... 2 · S.35 Gun Show Background C... 2 · H.R.685 Checkpoint Images Pro... 2 · H.Res.140 Expressing the sense . ... -. Source: opencongress.org ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h685/show)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • UN Small Arms Treaty Passes While Media Sleeps - September 20, 2012 by Wordpress.com: United Nation - ...Another bill before Congress, sitting in committee is Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2011. It is H.R. 591, in the House and S.35 in the Senate. It would permanently ban Gun Shows if passed. Here is another one held up in committee, Fix Gun Checks Act

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      As noted by Wordpress.com: United Nation on September 20, 2012, "...Another bill before Congress, sitting in committee is Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2011. It is H.R. 591, in the House and S.35 in the Senate. It would permanently ban Gun Shows if passed. Here is another one held up in committee, Fix Gun Checks Act " (http://crisisboom.com/2012/09/20/un-small-arms-treaty-passes-while-media-sleeps/)
    • House heading toward election-year tax showdown - August 01, 2012 by NBCNews.com - The GOP measure would maintain today's 35 percent top rate and would not tax the first $5.12 million of an estate's value. The GOP bill ignores some tax credits for low- and middle-income families that Democrats want to extend for college costs ...

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      As noted by NBCNews.com on August 01, 2012, "The GOP measure would maintain today's 35 percent top rate and would not tax the first $5.12 million of an estate's value. The GOP bill ignores some tax credits for low- and middle-income families that Democrats want to extend for college costs ..." (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48433326)
    • Bowl eligibility likely to remain at six wins - August 01, 2012 by CBS Sports - "When commissioners went back to their conferences, they found out there's an awful lot of support for 6-6. That's 35 athletic directors who get an early jump on selling season tickets and 35 coaches who are talking to recruits about winning a bowl game."

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      As noted by CBS Sports on August 01, 2012, ""When commissioners went back to their conferences, they found out there's an awful lot of support for 6-6. That's 35 athletic directors who get an early jump on selling season tickets and 35 coaches who are talking to recruits about winning a bowl game."" (http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/blog/eye-on-college-football/19702667/bowl-eligibility-likely-to-remain-at-six-wins)
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