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House Declares War on American Family, But Senate Stalls Declaration

Eugene Delgaudio, president of Public Advocate said:

"I condemn the House of Representatives declaring war on the American family using the recent tragedy in Texas. I salute the Senate for stalling this relentless effort to ignore mental illness, open borders and the transgender propaganda surge attempting to assault our American families from all directions: the House of Representatives, The White House, the media, populart culture and grade school teachers who openly corrupt their victims with vile and obscene sexual practices," Delgaudio said.

Earlier in the month, The Associated Press reported:

The House passed legislation late Wednesday night that would bolster federal resources to prevent domestic terrorism in response to the racist mass shooting in Buffalo, New York.

The 222-203, nearly party-line vote was an answer to the growing pressure Congress faces to address gun violence and white supremacist attacks - a crisis that escalated following two mass shootings over the weekend. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., a member of the congressional committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol, was the lone Republican to vote in favor of the measure.

Today the Associated Press Reported:

Democrats' first attempt at responding to the back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, failed in the Senate as Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill that would have opened debate on difficult questions surrounding hate crimes and gun safety.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., tried to nudge Republicans into taking up a domestic terrorism bill that had cleared the House quickly last week after mass shootings at a grocery store in Buffalo and a church in Southern California targeting people of color. He said it could become the basis for negotiation.

But the Thursday vote failed along party lines, raising fresh doubts about the possibility of robust debate, let alone eventual compromise, on gun safety measures. The final vote was 47-47, short of the 60 needed to take up the bill. All Republicans voted against it.