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Video: Debunking the Gun-Show Loophole Myth

stedes Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 10:35 PM
Robyn Anderson, a friend of the two students responsible for the killings at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, assisted them in buying three of the four weapons used in the massacre from different sellers at the Tanner gun show outside of Denver. She originally went to a Federal Licensed dealer but backed out when she found out she had to under go a background check. Here is a link to her statement: http://www.usmayors.org/usmayornewspaper/documents/02_21_00/friend_article.htm
Mike ATX Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 11:01 PM
In other words the guns were obtained by the two gunman illegally, which is what will continue to happen no matter what laws are passed.
sheepdogII Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 11:27 PM
That's a point that gets lost on liberals. They don't know how to think logically.
Kirk72 Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 10:40 PM
Never read this before, thank you.

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