Friday, June 29, 2012

Demo Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton: “The gun lobby is directly responsible... for the tragic death of a border agent.

Deranged democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton is blaming the NRA for gun walking and the murder of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry.

Via Daily Caller:
Washington, D.C., Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, who represents the city in Congress, claimed the National Rifle Association is responsible for Border Patrol agent Brian Terry’s murder and Operation Fast and Furious...
“Any doubt that today’s contempt resolution is political was put to rest when the NRA joined in to blow-torch vulnerable Democrats to vote for contempt today,” Norton said on the House floor. “The gun lobby is directly responsible for the gap in federal law that allowed purchases of guns here that were sold in Mexico and ultimately for the tragic death of a border agent. Yet our committee spent no time on the root cause of the tragedy because of a political mandate from the gun lobby.”
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The truth is federal agents and prosecutors overruled objections and had gun shop owners sell to the gun straw buyers.

Via USA Today:
Federal agents and prosecutors last year encouraged Arizona gun dealers to sell firearms to buyers for Mexican cartels even after the store owners fretted that weapons might be used to kill Border Patrol agents, according to e-mails obtained by Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa.

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