Skip to comments.Justice Department Killed Plans For Comprehensive Background Checks
Posted on 12/16/2012 9:11:46 PM PST by GVnana
Those who believe that Barack Obama is an idealist first and a politician second are sorely mistaken. The Justice Department of the Obama administration decided one year ago, as his reelection effort was getting underway, to ignore proposals that would have allowed the backgroundcheck system for gun procurement to be more comprehensive.
Some of these proposals made in a Justice Department study were: allowing the FBI access to other federal agencies information, as that would have enabled the FBI to make sure those who are banned from buying guns such as felons, drug users, mentally defective persons, domestic violence criminals, and illegal immigrants, would be noticed. Private sellers would be required, just as licensed firearms dealers are already, to check purchasers backgrounds. There would be mandatory jail time for those who buy guns for others who cannot pass a background check.
It didnt happen. And it didnt happen for political reasons. So while the President and his allies push this week for heavier gun control laws, its worth noting that he had the opportunity to take the very steps he will now claim are vital. And he didnt do it.
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If they did a better job screening this would decrease the call for gun restrictions. That’s why they sent the guns to Mexico. More killings more calls for restrictions in the us.
Yep. Any way they can cause a few massacres would enable their gun control, whether it be in Mexico or here at home.
If you actually believe liberals will stop calling for more firearm restrictions, regardless of what legislation they get, you are the most naive member on FR!
banned from buying guns such as felons, drug users, mentally defective persons, domestic violence criminals, and illegal immigrants, would be noticed. Private sellers would be required, just as licensed firearms dealers are already, to check purchasers backgrounds.
In particular, I just love the bit about private sales.
Stop and think about how stupid that idea is? It’s all about the government getting more and more intrusive and controlling with the result of forcing all private citizens to become criminals by selling their own property to someone else without government approval.
Chip...chip...chip...one chip at a time at our freedoms and soon none will be left.
No one may buy or sell without the mark of the Beast..
Plz review the post I was responding to with sarcasm.