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Murphy Adamant About Gun Law Changes [Video]

In Newtown, Chris Murphy speaks about the NRA, gun control and the mental health care system.

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy spoke about why he believes changes are needed to gun laws in the United States following a press conference held by the organization Sandy Hook Promise Monday morning in Newtown. 

The Democratic senator also responded to the National Rifle Association's recent comments that lawmakers will not pass a weapons ban

See Murphy's comments in our video above. 

Cliff Cuming January 15, 2013 at 05:14 PM
Pandering is the act of expressing one's views in accordance with the likes of a group to which one is attempting to appeal. The term is most notably associated with politics. In pandering, the views one is verbally expressing are merely for the purpose of drawing support up to and including votes and do not necessarily reflect one's personal values. Pandering is essentially a reaction of panic in elected officials who must either tailor their views to public opinion or risk losing their existing or potential seat.[1] Politicians running for office are known to pander because their winning depends on the voters. When an election is upcoming, many straw polls are taken, and the results may change by the day or even by the hour. By pandering, a politician attempts to tilt the results in his or her favor. See also Demagoguery / Demagogy
Jlo January 15, 2013 at 06:51 PM
Unfortunately they are going to trot these poor people out for every publicity shot they need over the next few months. And how does this guy intend to balance a budget deficit by spending more money??

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