Gun-control http://peoriapublicradio.org en U.S. Senator Durbin on background checks for gun sales http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/us-senator-durbin-background-checks-gun-sales <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois is unsure whether there are enough Democratic votes to pass a bipartisan plan on background checks before guns sales. The Senate Majority Whip said he has yet to conduct a count. But as a guest on Fox News Sunday, Durbin said moving a bill to expand background checks through the Senate would be a step in the right direction.</span></p><p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:11:32 +0000 Denise Molina 4000 at http://peoriapublicradio.org U.S. Senator Durbin on background checks for gun sales