By Tom Knighton
Gun control advocates regularly claim that gun laws work. They supposedly keep guns from going to people they shouldn’t. They swear it with all the vehemence they can muster.
That’s why it’s hilarious that an attorney for a gun control group has advocated for people to commit what would be an illegal act.
On Tuesday, state Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson, D-North Las Vegas, and William Rosen, an Everytown attorney, presented a universal background check bill. It mirrored the initiative, Question 1, passed in 2016. The only difference is that it requires state-run background checks on private-party firearm sales and transfers. The initiative required the FBI to run those checks, but the feds refused — which is why it never went into effect.
The proposal, Senate Bill 143, exempts some exchanges, including ones that occur between immediate family members. That includes spouses, parents and children, but not in-laws. Assemblywoman Jill Tolles, R-Reno, shared that she bought her first firearm from her sister-in-law and previously received hunting rifles from her father-in-law. Tolles asked if those transfers would now result in a gross misdemeanor.
“In those instances, the simplest solution would probably be for your spouse or your sibling, if …Read the Rest
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