Senate Filibuster Wins Vote On 'No Fly No Buy'

Jun 16, 2016

Connecticut Democrat Chris Murphy ended a nearly 15-hour filibuster early this morning, saying Republican leaders had promised him they will hold votes on amendments to expand gun sale background checks and ban gun sales to people placed on security watch lists.

But NPR’s Sue Davis tells Here & Now‘s Robin Young that Republicans are expected to have enough votes to defeat the measures, even though polling this week shows support is growing for gun control.


Sue Davis, NPR Congressional reporter. She tweets @davisue. Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit NPR.