Senate opens up debate on bill regarding background checks
- 68 Senators voted in favor of opening up debate on a new gun control agreement which would close gun show loophole, and also require background checks for firearms sold online.
- 16 Republican Senators supported ending the filibuster, including former NRA favorite Pat Toomey (R-PA), who helped to draft the bipartisan proposal. source
April 11, 2013 // 15:54 // 11 months ago