Sen. Chris Murphy Filibusters Gun Issue

The Hill: “Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and other Democrats have taken over the Senate floor to call for tougher gun control laws and specifically action on keeping people on terrorist watchlists from buying firearms.”

“Republicans argue that could deny constitutional rights to Americans who aren’t actually tied to terrorism.”

“Instead, {Rep. Ben] Sasse (R-Nebraska) and most Republicans support an alternative proposal by Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) that would allow the attorney general to delay suspected terrorists from getting a gun for up to 72 hours while seeking a court order to stop the sale.”

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