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We bet you can't tell NRA talking points apart from what these Senators are saying to argue against background checks
In the same way that the government requires cold medicine sellers to know the purchasing history of pseudoephedrine buyers, the government could require that all gun sellers run background checks to know the criminal and mental health history of firearms purchasers. As it stands now, 40 percent of gun transactions are completed through private, unlicensed gun dealers who are not required by law to run a background check. But if we accept that the federal government places a limit on the amount of cold medicine we buy per month to prevent meth manufacturing, can’t we easily understand a limit on the number of bullets in a magazine to prevent an increasing number of massacres?
(or why closing the gun show loophole isn’t enough)
You’ll only see it if you live in Washington, DC, so watch it here!
In the aftermath of the shooting in Newtown, states have introduced 114 bills to strengthen gun regulations and 67 to weaken them.