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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Some Republicans waffle on private gun sales

In spite of the fact that the Sandy Hook shooter did not violate any current firearms laws or use loopholes in those laws to gain access to guns, Democrats have focused on gun bans, universal registration of firearms and ammunition, and other gun control measures that include universal criminal background checks.

None of the current proposals would have prevented the shooter from perpetrating his horrific crimes. Current law worked in preventing him from purchasing guns, and had his mother kept her firearms properly secured in the home, he would not have gained access to them, either.

Yet Barack Obama and Congressional Democrats forged ahead with the most sweeping and restrictive gun control proposals in the history of the Republic...

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