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WAPO: Obama Fibbed About Gun Background Checks

Petrus64 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 11:08 AM
So now they want the EPA to legislate the lead from bullets shot... President FUBAR...there is no end to the insanity.

Two weeks ago when President Obama annnounced his new executive actions on gun control surrounded by children and Vice President Joe Biden he said, "Studies estimate that nearly 40 percent of all gun sales are made by private sellers who are exempt from this requirement.”

From the Washington Post fact checker:

Earlier this week, we gave this claim a “verdict pending.” We said we faced a bit of a conundrum because the 40 percent statistic was based on a single, relatively small survey of 251 people from...