Who Supports Gun Show Background Checks? The NRA.

Who Supports Gun Show Background Checks? The NRA.

“We think it ‘s reasonable to provide for instant checks at gun shows just like at gun stores and pawn shops.”

Wayne R. LaPierre
Executive Vice-President, National Rifle Association
Testimony before the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Crime
U. S. House of Representatives, May 27, 1999 (transcript)

He doesn’t say that now, though. Somebody must have changed the 2nd Amendment.

Related:

“9 in 10 back universal gun background checks,” Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Anthony Salvanto, Fred Backus and Brian Montopoli, CBS News

“Most Gun Owners Favor Background Checks for Private Gun Sales,” Pew Research Center

“Your Essential Guide To The Background Check Debate,” Igor Volsky, Think Progress

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Image: 2008 Billboard by Stop Handgun Violence.

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