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Senate Signs off on gun control measure

Stevieslaw: Senate signs off on gun control measure

The U.S. Senate showed some spine today as it passed its strongest gun control measure in decades.  In a startlingly bipartisan manner, the Senate voted 64 to 36 to deny Osama Bin Laden automatic access to an assault rifle should he ever reanimate, immigrate to the United States and become a citizen.  Under the stated conditions, the government could appeal to the Federal Courts to deny Bin Laden a weapon, provided they did so within a three day “waiting period.”

The Senate was able to overcome the influence of the