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Senate Blocks Four Gun Control Proposals In The Wake Of The Orlando Shooting

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This is so frustrating.

After Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy's 14-hour filibuster on Wednesday prompted a vote on gun control regulations, we hoped something was FINALLY going to change.

Instead, the Senate has blocked four proposals during the vote on Monday.

Related: Out Actress Lea DeLaria Chokes Up Talking About Orlando

The Democratic politician held the filibuster in the wake of the June 12 shooting at Orlando's Pulse gay club that killed 49 people and injured dozens.

But even this terrible tragedy couldn't get the two parties in the Senate to agree on a measure.

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley pitched a plan that would increase money for background checks. However, it overhauled language that prevented people with mental illness from purchasing firearms.

But, Democratic opponents felt it would diminish the protections that are already in place,

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The President Announces Proposals To Control Gun Violence Will Be READY By January…And He Plans To PUSH Them Into LAW!

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He's more than keeping his word!

He is NOT messing around! Nor should he be!

In the wake of a 20-year-old gunman's massacre of 27 people, 20 of them children, at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut Friday afternoon, President Barack Obama promised the devastated community that "if there is even one thing that we can do" to prevent something like this happening again that "we have a deep obligation, all of us, to try."

And he as ALREADY started doing just that, by announcing today that Vice President Joe Biden will be spearheading a multi-agency group to tackle the problem of widespread gun violence in the country…with proposals ready to be pushed into legislation by JANUARY!

As the President explained:

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Historic!!!! DOMA Repeal Moves Forward In The Senate!!!!!!

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A MAJOR step in the right direction!!!! We're absolutely THRILLED to hear this!!!

Back in July, we were very pleased to hear that President Barack Obama was moving forward with his support of the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

As a reminder, DOMA "allows states not to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and provides a federal definition for 'marriage' that excludes same-sex couples."

Now, we've learned that

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