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Patrick Murphy quick to blast Marco Rubio’s flawed terrorist gun bill, says it ‘accomplishes nothing’

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Democrat Patrick Murphy wasted little time in finding the fatal flaw in a bill by Republican Marco Rubio to prevent suspected terrorists from purchasing firearms, while attempting to protect the rights of lawful gun owners. On Thursday, the Florida senator submitted the “Terror Intelligence Improvement Act of 2016,” which requires federal agencies to flag anyone attempting to buy a gun if he or she has been the subject of a terrorism investigation within the previous 10 years. Murphy, Rubio’s opponent in…

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