I just got off the phone with a staffer for Senator Cruz of Texas. I was urging the Senator to not block the vote today on background checks on gun sales and expressed bewilderment that he would filibuster such a vote. I told the guy that 80-90% of his constituents support background checks. He gave a variety of answers, and I have included each with my response to him below: “There has been no poll on the bill” – true, but there have been many polls on universal background checks, specifically at gun shows and online sales, which is what … Continue reading this post
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