"Whether intentionally or not, the gun control proposals in H.R. 8 could turn law abiding citizens into criminals while also failing to achieve the stated purpose of reducing gun violence," said Rep. Steve Scalise, in prepared testimony in opposition to the bill that was Five Republicans join Democrats for useless gun control →
"I have made it very clear I will be filing a discharge petition if we can't get to the point where we get this bill brought to the floor in a quicker way," Mr. Scalise said. "There's a quicker way to do this and address this problem. Again, if you ask most pro-choice people in America, they don't think it's right that you can kill a baby after it comes out of the womb."