robocalls http://wkyufm.org en McConnell Robocall Promises to Fight Gun Control "Tooth and Nail" http://wkyufm.org/post/mcconnell-robocall-promises-fight-gun-control-tooth-and-nail <p>Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has released a robocall in Kentucky criticizing President Obama’s gun control proposals. In the pre-recorded call, McConnell accuses the President of trying to “restrict your constitutional right to keep and bear arms.”</p><p>The call goes on to say McConnell will do everything in his power as Senate Minority Leader to protect Second Amendment freedoms.</p><p>The robocall was first reported in the online political journal <a href="http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/mitch-mcconnell-gun-plan-robocall-86575.html?hp=r5" target="_blank">Politico</a>.</p><p>The President announced last week a set of wide-ranging gun control proposals, including a call for Congress to improve the federal background check system used to screen gun buyers. The White House also wants a ban on military-style assault weapons and a limit on the size of gun magazines available for purchase.</p><p>The debate over gun limits and Second Amendment rights was put on the front-burner after the December school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, in which 20 children and six others were murdered. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:40:52 +0000 Kevin Willis 25266 at http://wkyufm.org