Read time: 1 minute

BREAKING: Senate BLOCKS All 4 Gun Measures

BREAKING: Senate BLOCKS All 4 Gun Measures
Image from: Sig Sauer MCX Semi-Automatic Rifle

So I once again am here to report that our Senators in Washington could not manage to find consensus on one single gun bill.

The Feinstein amendment, which would have have barred anyone on the terrorist watch list from buying a gun, failed by a vote 47-53.

The Cornyn amendment, as drafted by the NRA, also failed by a vote of 53-47.

The Murphy amendment, which would have allowed for universal background checks, including at gun shows, failed by a vote of 44-56. Sadly, the amendment with the most teeth -- baby teeth at that -- failed by the widest margin.

The Grassley amendment, which concerned the no-fly list and waiting periods, lost by a vote of 53-47.

Senator Mark Kirk voted with Democrats. Senators Joe Donnelly (IN), Heidi Heitkamp (ND), Montana Senator Jon Tester -- also head of the DSCC -- and Senator Joe Manchin (WV) voted against the Murphy amendment, among others.

We are now watching Senator Rob Portman congratulate the Cleveland Cavaliers for their win last night. Because there is nothing more important than basketball, apparently.

And so we return to our regularly scheduled programming of mayhem and death.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $21 for 2021? Please consider a one-time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team