Friday, March 22, 2013

Senator Lee to Offer Amendment Tonight to Ban Most Gun Control in the Senate

We realize it’s short notice, but we wanted to alert you that, later tonight, Senator Mike Lee of Utah intends to offer an amendment to the budget resolution that would prohibit any gun control legislation which does not have a 2/3 vote in the Senate.

We know, we know. We would prefer to prohibit any and all gun control, even if it had 100 votes.
But if the Lee amendment is passed, the practical effect will be that gun control can never again pass the Senate.

Given the Armageddon-like fight which we are now engaged in in the Senate, achieving a gun-control peace for the rest of our lifetimes would be a good thing.

ACTION: Contact your Senators. Ask them to vote for the Lee amendment which would require a 2/3 vote for the Senate to impose any gun control.

You may Click here to use The Action Center, or you can call your Senators since time is short. The number for the Senate is 202-224-3121.


  1. Never say Never

    1. Yes.

      If you can keep your head when all about you

      Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,

      If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,

      But make allowance for their doubting too;
      If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,

      Or being lied about, don't deal in lies,

      Or being hated, don't give way to hating,

      And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise:
      If you can dream - and not make dreams your master;

      If you can think - and not make thoughts your aim;

      If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster

      And treat those two impostors just the same;
      If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken

      Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,

      Or watch the things you gave your life to broken,

      And stoop and build 'em up with wornout tools:
      If you can make one heap of all your winnings

      And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,

      And lose, and start again at your beginnings

      And never breathe a word about your loss;
      If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew

      To serve your turn long after they are gone,

      And so hold on when there is nothing in you

      Except the Will which says to them: 'Hold on!'
      If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,

      Or walk with kings - nor lose the common touch,

      If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,

      If all men count with you, but none too much;
      If you can fill the unforgiving minute

      With sixty seconds' worth of distance run -

      Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,

      And - which is more - you'll be a Man my son!

      Rudyard Kipling

  2. A right cannot be denied. It was not given nor granted. A right is a natural right, it is inherent. Congress has no power to infringe, or regulate a right.

    Except by stalinist commies. Stalinist commies deny rights and they will kill you to enforce their will.

    Got pot for pissin? You'll need it if you live long enough to make it to the gulag.

    Pass all the laws you want protecting against gun control laws. It won't work, morons. Congress does not have the power, but Stalinist commies will kill you.