Harry Reid May Call for Vote on Gun Control Legislation: Says, "We Need Some Mor...

Harry Reid May Call for Vote on Gun Control Legislation: Says, “We Need Some More Votes” Gun control activists have recently renewed their efforts to gain ground on Capitol Hill. As we reported this week, they continue to exploit high-profile national tragedies in an attempt to push their anti-gun agenda. They use grieving victims to falsely claim that enacting their “reforms” would have prevented these tragedies. Anti-gun groups sponsored by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg are trying to convince Congress to enact their proposals. And as we saw this week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) wants to help them do just that. As reported this week by the Washington Examiner, Reid said Tuesday that he may call for a vote on so-called “universal” background check legislation. The article noted that Reid said he had no expectation the legislation would pass, but the vote would help highlight the differences between the two parties when it comes to gun control. “We need some more votes,” Reid said. “But it may be good to bring this up just to send the American people another message about how 85 percent of the American people can agree on …read more