Originally Posted by HonestChieffan
So if i give my son a gun I have owned since I was a kid, and he commits a crime you put me in jail? Your background check only filters those who have a record. Your idea just makes honest folks into law breakers. It has zero impact or positive impact on anything whatsoever
Do you think joe drugpusher will abide by any of these rules? Will background checks have had any impact on the scholl shooting in Conn? Would Gabby Giffords have not been shot?
No, because if you follow procedure, you gave it to him legally.
Again, you have to start somewhere. Some laws address some issues, some address others. It isn't fair to say one law won't stop one type of criminal so there's no reason to have that law.