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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 02:04 PM

20. not true either

The NRA is who was responsible for the NICS being made VOLUNTARY, not mandatory; as a result some 30 states have zero, or at best incomplete submission of data to that database, and each state own the data not the data base. One of the single worst categories for compliance is in submission of data on violent convicted felons and on those adjudicated dangerously mentally ill.
Not true either. NICS mandatory, some states does their own background checks, others forward them to the FBI. Also, forwarding records to the FBI is the responsibility of the states, that is how our federal system works, unfunded mandates are not allowed under system. That is how part of the original Brady law got struck down, unfunded mandates on local LEO, violating the 10A.

Everything in the Frank Luntz poll is current law on either the federal level or most states. IOW, it supports the status quo.


The NRA is NOT against guns in the hands of dangerous people; they oppose law enforcement at every turn, including the promotion of carry laws and castle doctrine legislation like the shoot first laws that have resulted in more, not fewer firearms deaths.
Canada has castle doctrine, it dates back to English common law. Carry laws have nothing to do with violent crimes.

Newspapers are not "well documented"

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