The United States House of Representatives today voted to protect the rights of gun owners as they happen to be going through a bankruptcy proceeding. The legislation was sponsored by John Boccieri, a Democrat and Air Force veteran from the state of Ohio as noted by his campaign website.
Due to the economic recession that we are currently going through, you can understand the need to reform many of our bankruptcy laws. Mr. Boccieri and Dan Lungren, a Republican from the state of California were outspoken supporters of the bills. John Bocceri is someone who will likely receive the endorsement of the National Rifle Association. Dan Lungren on the other hand is indeed the former Attorney General of the state of California and many people look to Mr. Lungren for knowledge on law enforcement matters as noted on his campaign website
It should be noted that the bill passed with a majority of Democrats supporting the legislation Will this bill be recognized in the 2010 elections? Will every news organization recognize and salute the Democratically controlled Congress for this legislation? The voters and people who follow the issues will see.
The legislation passed with a vote of 307-113 as noted by the U.S. House of Representatives. There could be a couple of people who may have hurt their electoral prospects by voting against the legislation. Many people within the Third District of Kentucky may strongly disagree with the vote of John Yarmuth. Yarmuth is an outspoken former journalist as noted on his campaign website The debate on the U.S. House of Representatives floor did focus on the amount of suicides that have been caused by financial distress. The bankruptcy process itself does need reform, but with so many people presumably worried about their gun rights in this current climate, it is not a good idea to taken guns away from the financially downtrodden
United States House of Representatives. “To amend title 11 of the United States Code to include firearms in the types of property allowable under the alternative provision for exempting property from the estate” Bankruptcy vote.
John Yarmuth for Congress. “John Yarmuth Biography” Yarmuth for Congress.
Congressman Dan Lungren. “Who is Dan Lungren?” Dan Lungren for Congress.”
Campaign Staff. “John Boccieri for Congress.” Biography.