By Tom Knighton
The Fix NICS bill is surprisingly controversial. While no one is surprised that gun rights advocates are less than enthused about new gun laws, it seemed entirely probable many would go along with reforming the NICS database following Sutherland Springs. After all, didn’t the shooter get his gun from a gun store despite being a prohibited person?
But it is. The GOA has issued a strong statement against the bill, for example.
Additionally, Rep. Thomas Massie had some harsh words regarding the bill as well.
The bill, known as the “Fix NICS” bill, is an Obama style regulation that, according to Massie, would require government entities to submit thousands of names into the NICS database for denial of the purchase of a firearm. The legislation is being quietly added in a Trojan Horse style by Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer and Diane Feinstein.
Massie sounded the alarm through a post on Facebook, writing on how “the Senate version of this bill is cosponsored by Senator Dianne Feintstein and Senator Chuck Schumer.”
The bill encourages administrative agencies, not the courts, to submit more names to a national database that will determine whether you can or can’t obtain a firearm. …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms