Biden between a rock, a hard place, and a filibuster—again - New York Amsterdam News

6/5/2022 7:00:00 PM

Whatever measures [Biden] proposes will have to get 10 Senate Republicans to come aboard in order to break the filibuster.

Whatever measures [Biden] proposes will have to get 10 Senate Republicans to come aboard in order to break the filibuster.

As usual President Biden is caught between a rock and a hard place when it comes to what steps to take to curb gun violence that seems to have no end in mounting casualties.

Should he call for a wholesale ban on the assault weapons that have been used repeatedly in mass shootings such as the horrific ones in Buffalo or Uvalde, Texas where 19 children and two adults were killed or accede to Democratic moderates who have proposed background checks or red flag laws that might appeal to Republicans? Biden realizes that something must be done, even if it’s no more than voicing his outrage and attending the funerals that will come in rapid succession over the next few days.New York City public school classrooms.The venue was the Brooklyn Marriott by the Brooklyn Bridge.Harlem Stage, Park Avenue Armory and Lincoln Center are offering a weekend-long series of free events to celebrate this national holiday that highlights the resilience and power of Black Americans all over the country.

Whatever measures he proposes will have to get 10 Senate Republicans to come aboard in order to break the filibuster.On Monday, Biden said, “I know it makes no sense to be able to purchase something that can fire up to 300 rounds.Kathy Hochul, the bill would cap the size of kindergarten through third grade classes to 20 students, fourth through eighth grade classrooms to 23 students, and high school classrooms to 25 students.” That was in reference in particular to the AR-15 and AK-47 weapons.Dr.His statements were echoed by Vice President Kamala Harris, who said, “We are not sitting around waiting to figure out what the solution looks like.Mayor Eric Adams is opposed to the bill, calling it an"unfunded mandate.” She made this declaration last Saturday at the funeral services for Ruth Whitfield, 86, the oldest of the 10 victims.Archer Aymes Retrospective: A Juneteenth Exhibition at Park Avenue Armory Sunday, June 19 at 3 p.

“We know what works on this.The food choices were unlimited starting with fruits, main course meals such as pasta, eggs, sweet potatoes, and snacks like donuts and cookies was satisfying to the taste buds.It includes—let’s have an assault weapons ban.” Such action would be in keeping with those voiced by Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke, now campaigning for governor.He told the press that semi-automatic firearms are “weapons of war.Credit: Bill Moore photo The 5th annual Ladies Brunch ‘Boss Edition’ honored 40 amazing women who have positively impacted their community through their hard work and dedication to make a change in the world.” These words were said before the tragedy at Robb Elementary school.m.

“I think we are fools to believe anything other than that these weapons of war will continue to be used with greater frequency against our fellow Americans.It’s why I’ve taken the position that I don’t think we should have AR-15s and AK-47s in civilian life.From Living Legends, some of the honorees were Dr.They belong on a battlefield.” That battlefield, metaphorically, is now taking place in the Senate, and Sen.Gary Peters, a Democrat in Michigan, and chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, said he goes along with the strategy of focusing on proposals that can pick up bipartisan support and get passed into law.From Ones to Watch, were Abria Jones, future homicide detective, and Renee S.The event concludes with a concert by Grammy winner Cedric Burnside, followed by a silent disco dance party from DJ Belinda Becker, honoring contributions of Black Americans to modern music.

Peters’ outlook is to a great degree shared by New York Sen.Chuck Schumer, Senate Majority Leader, who is deeply concerned about losing control of the senate.“There’s a discussion in the caucus about whether to hold accountability votes and the people who are trying really hard to win tough races have supermajority,” he said.Last, but not least, from Contemporary Giants, Nayaba Arinde, editor of the Amsterdam News , founder of Square Circles Breast Cancer survivor support group, and the host of radio show Back to Basics on inceptionfm.If left to the majority of the American public, especially to a few polls, more than 65% of registered voters strongly or somewhat support an assault-style weapons ban as well as a solid number of voters favoring banning high-capacity ammunition magazines.Unfortunately, this is not an issue left to polls or to American voters, unless they take it to the candidates on their ballots.

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