Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Infamy in the Senate

Formerly a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Gabby Giffords is also a recovering victim of a massacre. Today the U.S. Senate pissed her off.
This defeat is only the latest chapter of what I’ve always known would be a long, hard haul. Our democracy’s history is littered with names we neither remember nor celebrate — people who stood in the way of progress while protecting the powerful. On Wednesday, a number of senators voted to join that list.
Click here to read all of Gabby's blistering New York Times OpEd piece that reacts to the Republican-led filibuster to block a vote on gun legislation that most Americans seem to favor. 

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