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Will the White House Ban Private Gun Sales?

Galenical Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 3:17 PM
@Ken6226 at 3:07 PM Excellent point that cannot be stressed enough. Right now, the bad guys have access to stolen guns and guns obtained through straw purchases. The guns are bought here in the US and so are either revolvers or SEMI-automatic pistols. Once guns are banned, the only source of guns will be via smuggling from outside the country. There will be an explosion of crime where the bad guys will now have fully AUTOMATIC weapons. If you are going to break the law and buy a smuggled firearm, you may as well buy one that is full auto. Another unintended consequence.
traitorbill Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 3:25 PM
In 100 years we'll have moved from a liquid prohibition to a solid prohibition.

Vice President Joe Biden is about to start his meeting with the National Rifle Association at the White House but hinted to reporters earlier today that "closing the gun show loophole" or banning the private sale of guns between citizens without a Federal Firearms license, is on the table.

Here's some information about the gunshow loophole myth:

The Myth of “Unlicensed Dealers”

• Under current federal law, it is illegal to “engage in the business” of “dealing in firearms” without a license from the Bureau...