Gov. Pat Quinn got the endorsement of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, a national group that happens to share the name of Quinn's Republican challenger but has very different views when it comes to gun control.
I liked very much what the governor said about his Republican challenger, who "voted against a measure that would make so-called "straw purchases" a crime."
"We have in our state a need for a governor with fortitude, not someone who is going to be patting on the back those who have straw purchases at gun shows, patting on the back those who would sell assault weapons to the wrong people," Quinn said. "We've got to say no to that and we've got to say yes to life."
What's your opinion? What kind of man, regardless of his love of guns or lack thereof, would vote against making straw purchases a crime? I don't understand that?
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