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Filibuster Gun Bill

Want Gun Control? Fix Democracy!

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

The problem is with the filibuster, and its evolution from a sometime instrument of supposedly very special causes that occasionally merit slowing down a fast-moving and majority into the everyday recourse of reckless minorities who hold democracy itself in contempt.

Democratic Senators Join GOP Attempt To Filibuster Gun Bill

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) voted to block gun legislation from coming to the floor for debate on Thursday, one of only two Democrats to do so...