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Second- and third-stringers eye ’16 if front-runner stumbles
Topic - Andrew Arulanandam
Former New York City Mayor Michael I. Bloomberg is planning to spend $50 million this year to promote gun control and target Democrats and Republicans alike on the issue, saying he hopes to provide a counterweight to the well-funded gun lobby.
A shocking poll released Tuesday shows overwhelming majorities of people in Virginia, New York and New Jersey support a national gun registry.
Mike Bloomberg is shameless about using terrible mass murders to prevent law-abiding people from owning guns. The New York mayor is also very clever about using tactics to confuse the public into thinking his ideas are “common sense proposals,” but in fact, abridge Second Amendment rights.
After years of losing, gun control advocates say this week's vote on confirming Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court will be their long-awaited win that shatters conventional wisdom and proves that the Second Amendment is no longer the unstoppable force of Washington politics.
The NRA will be pressing lawmakers to oppose the bill, he said.
"The reason the funding was yanked was because the CDC was using taxpayer dollars to push a political agenda" NRA spokesman Andrew Arulanandam said. "It's wrong to use taxpayer money to push a political agenda and undermine a fundamental Constitutional right."