Coronavirus / COVID-19
Thursday, April 8, 2021
The president Thursday will detail several initiatives to be achieved through a mix of executive and legislative action
The president will detail several initiatives to be achieved through a mix of executive and legislative action, the official told reporters.
Biden will call on the Department of Justice to issue proposed rules to stop the proliferation of so-called "ghost guns" within 30 days. Ghost guns refer to kits that allow the recipient to assemble the firearm using provided parts. These guns do not have commercial serial numbers and are difficult to track.
The Justice Department will be given 60 days to issue a separate rule on stabilizing braces, which can turn a pistol into a more accurate weapon that fires like a rifle. Sixty days will also be provided for the DOJ to develop model "red flag" legislation that would allow friends and family members to identify an individual as a potential danger, thereby temporarily preventing the person from accessing a firearm.
Read entire article here: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-actions-gun-violence
In what will hopefully wipe any crippling fear felt by those of us who worry about the fate of the filibuster, and likewise crushingly disappoint those who dared to hope otherwise, Sen. Manchin writes this, three paragraphs in:
The filibuster is a critical tool to protecting that input and our democratic form of government. That is why I have said it before
and will say it again to remove any shred of doubt: There is no
circumstance in which I will vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster... Read more here: https://townhall.com/tipsheet/rebeccadowns/2021/04/07/sens-manchin-and-sinema-reiterate-their-support-for-the-filibuster-n2587577