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Reviving a Gun Law That Didn't Work

Steelpony Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 8:31 AM
Ms Saunders you are sorely ignorant about the "so-called" background check loophole. In the BATFE Publication 5300-4, please point out which loophole you refer to, specilically. 5, 10, 20, 30 round "magizines" take less than 3 seconds to change. Generalities from which you speak are misleading and dangerous
Steelpony Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 8:45 AM
ATF Form 4473 that must be filled out by a prosepctive purchaser of a firearm is then quired NICS check for elligability to purchase. By the way NICS is the DOJ, before the firearm leaves the dealer the check must clear, and this is done at ALL gun shows
Steelpony Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 8:35 AM
And second thought, civilians have a Constitutional right to every weapon the Military has in its arsenal and that same military is subordinate to civilians, or do you know different.
On Friday, a heavily armed young man walked into a Connecticut elementary school and murdered 20 first-graders and six adults before he killed himself. Even in a country inured to gun violence, this crime is too heinous to contemplate.

Now the question is: Does Washington pass a bad law just to do something, anything, even something that doesn't enhance public safety?

I write this as a former assault-weapons ban supporter, who observed that the 1994 federal assault-weapons ban, which expired in 2004, didn't reduce gun violence in America. Nor, apparently, did Connecticut's assault-weapons ban, passed in 1993 and still in force....