Democrat Sen. Chris Murphy Says Passing This Gun Bill ‘Will Allow Us to Do More in the Future’

Democrat Sen. Chris Murphy Says Passing This Gun Bill 'Will Allow Us to Do More in the Future'

President Joe Biden speaks with Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) about Murphy’s push to pass gun-related legislation outside at the White House. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) – Gun control proponent Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said exactly what lawful gun owners fear in an interview with MSNBC on Wednesday: He said passing the “Bipartisan Safer Communities Act” paves the way for additional gun control restrictions later — it “will allow us to do more in the future,” he said. “This is going to be the most significant anti-gun violence bill that will pass the Congress in 30 years,” Murphy told NBC’s Andrea Mitchell: “For the last 30 years, we have effectively done nothing, mass shooting after mass shooting, murder after murder, suicide after suicide. And we have finally broken the logjam. And what I believe is that the provisions of this bill are going to save lives. “But I also think that we’re going to show to Republicans that there is political benefit in supporting gun safety measures that 90 percent of your constituents’ support. And I think this will allow us to do more in the future.” “But even if we weren’t to pass a single additional gun safety bill, I’d still advise my colleagues to vote for this, because it will save thousands of lives, in my opinion. We are going to help states pass red flag laws, which allow for authorities to take guns away from people that are threatening harm. “Just last week […]

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