Posted February 19, 2019 7:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

For years now, anti-gunners have been pushing for universal background checks. In recent years, more and more states have adopted the measure so as to…oh, who the hell knows what they think it will accomplish.

Now, Nevada has officially joined the ranks of universal background check states.

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed new state legislation Friday that extends firearm background checks and closes a loophole that allowed gun buyers to go through unlicensed sellers to avoid them.

Bill Sponsor and Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson said Friday, “Background checks are proven to be the best way to prevent guns from getting into the wrong hands without compromising the rights of law-abiding citizens.”

Now, let me be perfectly honest here. I do think that universal background checks are going to have minimal impact on law-abiding gun owners. After all, most buy their guns at stores or from licensed vendors at gun shows, thus undergo background checks anyway.

However, that shouldn’t be construed to mean I support them.

For one thing, just because it won’t stop me from buying a gun, it does add a layer of difficulty in selling a firearm should I need to. Further, even Vox …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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