Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Questions for 'Nevadans' for Background Checks

If you meet someone collecting signatures for 'Nevadans' for Background Checks, ask them the following questions. But remember that most signature gatherers are paid by the signature and will lie or say anything to get a signature, so take their word with a grain of salt.

  • How will background checks reduce crime when criminals do not obey the law to begin with? 
  • How will this law detect people who sell guns without a background check?
  • How will infringing on the 2nd and 4th Amendments reduce crime?
  • Why do you want to make difficult for law abiding citizens hard to exercise their rights?
  • Who is Nevadans for Background Checks?

About how many guns are sold in face-to-face transactions? About 10 percent.

How do most criminals get their guns? Theft, straw purchases, and illegal street deals.
About many people were convicted of a gun violation after failing a background check? 44.

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