By Dean Weingarten
Arizona – -(Ammoland.com)- CNN recently released the results of a poll it taken from 4-8 September. Question 14, shown in the screenshot above, has several hypotheticals that are left up to the responder to self-define. Here is the question and hypothetical outcomes, from the poll:
If gun control laws were changed so that more comprehensive background checks were in place for all gun purchases, how likely do you think it is that they would:
Prevent those with mental health problems from buying guns
Prevent convicted criminals from buying guns
Make it harder for law-abiding citizens without mental health problems to buy guns
Included in the undefined hypotheticals, no definition of “more comprehensive” is given. It is left to the responder to assume the meaning of another hypothetical. Does “all gun sales” really mean “all legal gun sales”, or is it the fantasy hypothetical of “all gun sales”?
Trial balloons floating about in the media have suggested that “more comprehensive” would include such things as an hour long interview with a psychologist, and the requirement for five unrelated people to give references, to include answering this question: “Would you …read more