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Video: Debunking the Gun-Show Loophole Myth

wtmoore1 Wrote: Apr 13, 2013 6:37 PM
and sell even a single gun to the general public, or someone they don't know, without a background check. I don't know too many people who would find that standard to be a great imposition on their lives.
BigDog_is_Here Wrote: Apr 13, 2013 7:06 PM
You don't know much, period. You're simply full of it with your bogus "facts" and made-up stats. There is not a single shred of evidence that the private sales of firearms has led to any significant criminal activity, ever, in over 200 years of this republic's history. These ridiculous new rules punish innocent citizens with the blatant intent of creating a gun registry with a view towards confiscation. WRONG ANSWER.

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