There are gun control laws which have been passed by the House, which have not been taken up by the Senate, because McConnell
Let's raise hell throughout recess with Senators to force movement on the bills.
Link here: postandcourier.com/politics/us-ho…
Just take a look at the Gun Violence Archive's last 72 hours. gunviolencearchive.org/last-72-hours
But Mitch McConnell refuses to let the bills move.
1. Be relentless with our Senators about these bills. Let's call them. Write them. Request meetings with them. Ask what it'll take to push McConnell to bring these bills to the floor.
2. Yes, the likelihood is the bills still won't move -
Also: this is when any of you with GOP senators become critical. Push them to push McConnell. Will they be difficult? Yes.
But you deserve to have-
(And this is particularly true for any of the GOP Senators up in 2020. Raise hell with vulnerable Senators like Gardner)
If we don't do everything in our power to flip seats/win back the Senate, stalled gun control legislation will continue to be our reality, even with a Dem in the WH.
The plans as they exist are fine, but I think there's a lot of merit to this piece.
With the second round of debates coming up this upcoming week, we should be pushing for every candidate on that stage to give substantive answers on legislation.
- the MAGA types are already out in full force, crowing about how Gilroy happened even with our state's strong gun laws.
Have this article in your back pocket: lawcenter.giffords.org/scorecard/
I think it would be worth pressuring Cuomo's office to actually do the work and sign the bills. Sure, there's a queue, but...