McClintock vote gives ‘the finger’

Editor,
On March 18, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021. One-hundred seventy-two Republicans voted against it, including our own Tom McClintock. Republicans cited two issues with the bill:
1. It closes the “boyfriend loophole.” You see if a spouse or former spouse is found guilty of beating up his wife or ex-wife, he can’t buy a gun. That’s in the law already. But what about the significant other that a woman has not married? Well, the...

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