It is reported that Congress is considering some new gun laws. There is nothing more frightening than hearing that the government is here and that they are going to help. It is also said that if you want government help real bad, you will get real bad help.
So what is all this about more gun laws? Is the Second Amendment again facing an imminent threat? Five Democrats and four Republicans in the Senate are looking for some common sense laws. No common sense ever comes out of Washington anymore. This time they want to improve NICS background checks. Just how do they propose to do that? Is your gun safe tonight? How long will it stay safe? Be very suspicious when they offer to help.
As Written By Doug Schoen for Fox News:
The enactment of bipartisan, common-sense laws to reduce the number of needless deaths caused by gun violence in our country is no longer a far-fetched idea.
A bipartisan group of senators – five Democrats and four Republicans – recently introduced a bill to improve background checks and increase accountability on gun sales.
This comes after a devastating year filled with several tragic and horrifying mass shootings. It is perhaps suggestive that the tide may be shifting on the importance of enacting measures to prevent gun violence.
Crafted primarily by Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., the legislation would make background checks for gun buyers more thorough and precise by enforcing measures that strengthen the existing National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
Recent statewide elections signal a shift in public sentiment towards the issue of gun reform. In multiple elections around the nation this year, the issue of guns and the prevention of gun violence helped Democratic candidates.
Strengthening the NICS would help ensure that all required background check information …..
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