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No Blank Check for Criminals

RW6 Wrote: Mar 25, 2013 9:03 AM
"Current federal law prohibits gun ownership by felons, those who have been committed to mental institutions, minors, drug users and illegal immigrants." So many people are federalists when it comes to "letting the states decide" when it comes to gay marriage or abortion, but happily accept federal overreach when it comes to gungs. PS... It's amazing how often Chapman is dangerously wrong here.
Some people should not be trusted with access to firearms. On that point almost everyone agrees, the only debate being where to draw the line. But no one thinks that if the Unabomber had his sentence commuted, the Second Amendment would entitle him to acquire an arsenal.

Current federal law prohibits gun ownership by felons, those who have been committed to mental institutions, minors, drug users and illegal immigrants. Someone in an ineligible category who goes to a gun store will be flagged in an instant background check and turned away.

But if you're one of the disqualified, take heart: You don't have...