Manchin: I'm Not Done With Gun Control Yet
Says he wants to bring reworked legislation back to Senate floor
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 28, 2013 1:27 PM CDT
Sen. Joe Manchin becomes emotional as he meets with families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Wednesday, April 10, 2013.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

(Newser) – Joe Manchin wants to take another crack at gun control, telling Fox New Sunday that he's going to retool his failed proposal on background checks to bring it to the Senate floor. “We’re going to work this bill with all of our hearts," he said today. "I truly believe that if we have time to sell the bill... read the bill and tell me what you don't like." Manchin says bill co-sponsor Pat Toomey—who Friday signaled it was time to move on— is "totally committed" to the legislation. "I don't think he's done," says Manchin, according to Politico.

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cornelison
Apr 29, 2013 11:38 PM CDT
I'm glad that I stayed in Canada. Why move back to America. The rich and powerful can take away your health, your vote and your life.
cornelison
Apr 29, 2013 10:26 PM CDT
Do traffic laws prevent all accidents and deaths? No. Should we repeal all traffic laws? Gun laws or any other law is not a 100% proposition. Is any law 100% effective? No. Gun reform is NOT dividing the country. 90% approval is not a criteria for division. A tiny but obnoxiously-vocal opponent of any gun law DOES exhibit cruelty and self centerdness.
cornelison
Apr 29, 2013 10:16 PM CDT
Gun reform has to happen. Never give up as long as one human being wants to live. Gun nuts and gun makers promote death over absurd propaganda from the gun makers. Gun nuts are too easily conned by the gun makers.