The Hill: Murphy says guns should be litmus test for Dems

Gun control advocate Sen. Chris Murphy (D.)  of Connecticut proposed in an interview released over the weekend that Democrats should be judged for whether they are for further gun control. Via The Hill:

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) says in a new interview that it’s important for top Democrats to have the right opinions on gun control.

“This has become a litmus test issue for leadership in the Democratic Party,” he told Politico’s Glenn Thrush.

“I mean, if you want to be a leader in the Democratic Party, I think this presidential election has proven that you have to be right on the issue of guns.”

Murphy said polling shows that swing-state voters are willing to vote on the issue.

“So you clearly have to get some electoral wins here, right?” he asked.

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