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Video: Debunking the Gun-Show Loophole Myth

Dan_NV Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 9:30 PM
A question: "Why is the left so passionate about regulating personal possession of firearms?" Just what is it that makes them so fearful of law abiding citizens owning guns for personal protection that doesn't seem to apply to street gangs, drug dealers, criminals, Mexican drug cartels ... what?

Sens. Manchin and Toomey announced their ‘compromise’ on expanding background checks Wednesday, which, among other things, closes the “gun show loophole.” By law, all federal firearms licensees are required to conduct background checks for firearms transactions—even at a gun show. But gun control advocates repeatedly say that 40 percent of all gun purchases at gun shows are private sales and thus, not subject to a background check. Where are they getting this figure from and is it true? Heritage weighs in:

As The Washington Post has