This is a discussion on How UBCs work to save lives. within the The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; The honorable state of California requires background checks for all firearm sales, IINM. Might require registration of handguns, too. In this case, the system failed... ...
The honorable state of California requires background checks for all firearm sales, IINM.
Might require registration of handguns, too.
In this case, the system failed... WHODATHUNK?
Is this how much safer we will be?
Quite possibly the perp/victim would have easily passed a NICS check, but he apparently didn't wanna.
Bought a gun, killed himself.
It could be worse!
California,Illinois,New York and Connecticut ought to be excommunicated from the United States for failure to adhere to the U.S. Constitution. Maybe then Massachusetts and New Joisey would take heed and straighten up.
Universal Background Checks...the next step towards registration and confiscation.
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I think the OP highlights how hard it is to measure success and failure. What types of metrics would you use? People're fond of nitpicking or (conversely) brushing aside anecdotes.
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