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-- gun control -- it wasn't successfully passed after much debate in the senate earlier this year.
There -- a number of amendments there were a number of Democrats who did not get on board with some of the tougher proposals.
Marty see that go moving forward.
-- -- an excellent question especially appropriate on this six month anniversary.
Sandy hook which we commemorate is literally the day before yesterday's six months since.
Twenty beautiful children and six great educators -- gone down massacred.
In a hail of bullets by a deranged individual and yet.
On April 17 the senate in effect says no to America but I don't believe America's gonna take no for an answer.
The majority leader has committed to bring the bill back when we have sixty votes we had.
55 supporters which ordinarily without the Senate's arcane anti democratic.
Rules would be enough and a democratic institution to pass a measure.
It will be brought back background checks will be on the floor of the senate again along with very likely I hope.
A bill to banned illegal trafficking.
Straw purchases as well as excess capacity magazines.
And I believe that we can make America safer and better through these measures which in no way I want to stress.
-- no way take away anybody's.
Second Amendment Rights for anybody's guns if they are law abiding.
People let's take guns out of the hands of people who are dangerous to themselves -- criminals.
Who shouldn't have them so we can prevent another sandy hook and I believe that bill will be brought back by the end of the year.
-- -- -- democratic colleagues who didn't seem to be convinced of those points the last time around.
Essentially -- by arguing to them.
As we must do to the American people that it's the right thing to do that involves -- Brickman.
Second Amendment Rights or no practical impact on.
Law abiding gun owners and also appealing to their constituents 90% of the American people.
And the vast majority of people in -- state.
Support these common sense reasonable.
Measures that very simply.
Protect lawful gun owners.
As well as others NRA members have said to me.
They believe background checks are appropriate so I think mobilizing.
Is the key so we stop the special interest from holding sway as they have in the past and just one last point.
When you think back on it and I have reflected a lot over these last 48 hours -- I've been all around the state of Connecticut at the openings of playgrounds.
And ceremonies commemorating the six month anniversary official on Friday night.
You know six months ago that this issue the whole topic of gun violence prevention was thought to be politically untouchable.
I think we have come a long way since then and we're going to be making more progress.
As the memories and the momentum -- -- All right senator Richard Blumenthal will continue to stay tuned in as that debate continues on sir thanks for your time today.
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