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Senate Proceeding 07-21-09 on Jul 21st, 2009 :: 2:00:55 to 2:03:19
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Carl Levin

2:00:52 to 2:00:57( Edit History Discussion )

Carl Levin: away the states' rht to govern yourselves. in the 1990's after the passage

Charles Schumer

2:00:55 to 2:03:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles Schumer

Charles Schumer

2:00:58 to 2:01:19( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: of the brady act, national rifle association funded multiple legal challenges citing that the right to bear arms presided in the states. indeed, a spokesman for the n.r.a. said "this is not a case about firearms per se but about whether the federal government

Charles Schumer

2:01:20 to 2:01:41( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: can force states and local governments against their will to carry out federal mandates." similarly, the reference, the inreference to brady, the -- inive republicans to brainreference to this, the for example said they were getting

Charles Schumer

2:01:42 to 2:02:03( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: too involved in state affairs and the gun lobbies' cry has been let the states decide but with this amendment, again, 180-degree clearly, large, urban areas merit a different standard than rural areas. to gut the ability of local

Charles Schumer

2:02:04 to 2:02:28( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: police and sheriffs to determine who should be able to carry a concealed weapon makes no sense and it is wrong to take away any states' rights to make the decisions about whatan make a residence safer. a one-size-fits-all approach to

Charles Schumer

2:02:29 to 2:02:49( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: community safety leads us down a very precarious road. mr. president, make no mistake: this is serious. although it is not the intention of the author, a dangerous amendment. there will be needless suffering, injuries and deaths if this amendment is passed. i talked to my colleague, senator thune.

Charles Schumer

2:02:50 to 2:03:10( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: we're friends. we saw each other in the gym this morning. he saido me, wel what about truck drivers who have the gun in the cab of their truck and ride across state lines? i'm sympathetic to i have supported laws that allow police officers in new york to

Charles Schumer

2:03:11 to 2:03:19( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: carry their gun when they across over into new jersey to shop or whatever. but you don't need this law to

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