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Senate Proceeding on Aug 5th, 2010 :: 3:46:45 to 3:49:00
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Jeff Sessions

3:46:39 to 3:47:00( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: an mr. sessions: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from alaba recognized. mr. sessions: i'd ask unanimous consent to be able to participate in a colloquy with a number of my senate colleagues. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mr. sessions: mr. president, we'd like to enternto a

Jeff Sessions

3:46:45 to 3:49:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

3:47:28 to 3:47:51( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: serious consideration. i would just say that most americans are totally unaware, perhaps, that the second amendment and the power o the second amendment hangs by a mere thread. two 5-4 decisions recently have affirmed the second amendment but had that vote been different, one justice voting a

Jeff Sessions

3:47:52 to 3:48:13( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: different way, the second amendment would not apply to the district of columbia, it would not be considered a right that would apply, even to the federal government entity like the district of columbia. in the heller case, a more

Jeff Sessions

3:48:14 to 3:48:34( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: recent case in chicago, mcdonald v. the city of chicago, dealt with whether or not the secd amendment applied to the states and does it only apply to the federal government. that was a big deal. if it does not apply to the states, then any state in any city -- and many cities are

Jeff Sessions

3:48:35 to 3:48:55( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: perfectly willing to do this -- would have the power to ban firearms entirely, even though the constitution plainly says you have a right to keep and bear arms. and this was the effect of that decision. so, mr. president, i see my colleague, senator wicker from mississippi, here and i'd like

Jeff Sessions

3:48:56 to 3:49:03( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: to ask him if he would share with us, does he believe that miss kagan's record would

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