Gabby Giffords Praises Background Checks that Didn’t Work

Gabby Giffords praises Oregon House for supporting background checks that didn’t stop Jared Loughner and numerous other murderers. Even from a purely pragmatic perspective, background check laws don’t work to stem so-called “gun violence.” If there’s some guy with a criminal record who wants to get a gun, the fact that he can’t get one from a gun store because he can’t pass a background check isn’t going to stop him from obtaining a gun if he wants to commit a crime with it. He Read more […]