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"Obama: Senate Failure to Pass Gun Bill Is 'Shameful Day for Washington'
Apparently speaking without notes, President Obama stood in front of parents who lost children at Newtown and Gabby Giffords and furiously criticized the Senate and the NRA for a failure to break the Republican filibuster on background checks."
As some Republicans are apparently just now learning - a majority does not "control" the Senate, but 60 votes.
Dems had 60 votes in the Senate for 4 months and 10 days (from Sep 26, 2009 to Feb 4, 2010) - and those 132 days included 38 weekend days, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, etc., etc.
Self defense is to save one's life
No - we allow self-defense to protect from death or serious bodily injury. (And in lots of states, much less - e.g. for being in the wrong house even by accident.)
Can you shoot someone to defend yourself from rape? Other than mental distress, how is rape worse than pregnancy?
Bump. Links are probably the bigger problem, but happens in the text, too.
& to & (currently a semi-colon is just inserted after the word that follows e.g. &page=1 becomes &page;=1 - which often breaks the link)
% to %25
underscore to %5F
close parens to %29
If I say I perform an experiment, how would it be any more convincing to you than the many scientists who already have? If you would like to disprove it, do so.
We see superstitious behavior in several animals, including humans (disprove away) - and it helps explain why people were driven towards a god hypothesis when many events in their life seemed to be random (lightning, tsunamis, comets/meteorites, etc.)
make convenience abortions illegal
or, focus on preventing unwanted pregnancies in the first place.
What good does it do to reduce the numbers of abortions
Um??? So, what is important to you is that babies have a right to life, but not that they actually live... ?
Would you legalize murdering people after they are born if it could possibly reduced the numbers of murders?
If there was convincing evidence that it would reduce murders - yeah, at least in a trial scenario to see if we get the same results.
You fixate on the numbers of babies killed while supporting the right of their death's.
I actually fixate on both - the right of the mother to self-defense, and the ways we can reduce the necessity of women invoking that right.