By Bob Owens
Michael Bloomberg’s gun prohibitionist group Everytown for Gun Safety is attempting to blame the National Rifle Association for a mass murderer being able to purchase a handgun, instead of putting the blame where the FBI already admits fault lies, with law enforcement.
The racist* who shot nine innocent people to death at Emanuel A.M.E. Zion Church in Charleston, SC, did so in hopes of triggering a race war.
The firearm he used for this heinous act was a Glock 41, a 13-shot semi-automatic pistol that he personally purchased at a South Carolina gun store (initial reports claiming that the suspect’s father purchased the gun for him were speculative and erroneous). The suspect chose his firearm on April 11, 2015, and filled out an ATF Form 4473. The data on the form was used to call the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) at that time.
NICS operators tell FFLs (federal firearms licence holders, AKA, gun dealers) whether they may proceed with a sale (“green light”), must deny a sale (“red light”), or must delay a sale (“yellow light”). The vast majority of NICS background checks result in a “proceed,” while denials are very rare; criminals know that they …read more
Source:: Bearing Arms