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Background Checks Filibuster

Minority Rule and What We Can Do About It

Brian Levin | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Brian Levin

The gun purchase background checks proposed in the Manchin-Toomey amendment are supported by over 90 percent of Americans. So why couldn't this proposal even pass the Democrat-controlled Senate? We're living under minority rule, and there are a few culprits.

Ryan Grim

Senate Gun Vote Reignites Filibuster Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wednesday's vote on expanding background checks for gun sales would have led to headlines in many other countries about a landslide vict...