It has been a very long day

As their Senate brothers and sisters, led by Connecticut’s Sen. Chris Murphy, did last week with a filibuster, at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, members of the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) started a sit-in to call attention to their august body’s inability to do something in regard to gun legislation. The Senate …

So I’m now considering boycotting a whole buncha states

This idea is not original with me but I believe I will start spending my money in places where I agree more with the politics surrounding gun legislation. Actually, states that don’t agree with my views on gun safety are often the same ones that don’t agree with my views on reproductive rights and other issues …

The utter gutlessness of the U.S. Senate

On Monday, the Senate voted down four gun policy measures. One bill would have closed the so-called terror gap. To read some concerns about using the war on terror to write gun legislation, go here. There is some concern that not everyone on the terror watch list belongs there, and taking away their right to bear arms is …

Sen. Murphy? We salute you.

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy (a Democrat) took the lead filibustering for gun legislation yesterday, and went for nearly 15 hours — fifteen before yielding the floor with the promise of a Senate vote. From Politico: Murphy formally yielded at 2:11 a.m. Thursday after delivering an emotional tribute to two Sandy Hook victims – 6-year-old Dylan Hockley …