By Tom Knighton
Congress has a pair of gun control bills up for discussion, and while it’s unlikely either would survive in the United States Senate, that’s not going to stop Democrats from passing them. One is a universal background check bill. Another would require dealers to wait for ten days after requesting a background check on an individual, rather than the three they currently hold guns for.
However, just because it’s unlikely the Senate will vote on either bill doesn’t make it impossible they won’t. If there’s a vote, there’s always a theoretical possibility that the bill could pass. That would mean new gun control laws for all of us, right?
Not so fast. There’s still the president to get by, and the White House has signaled that he has no intentions of signing either bill.
The White House this week suggested President Trump could veto two pieces of companion gun control legislation if approved by Congress – with a vote in the House expected to take place this week.
In a statement, the White House said the pair of bills violated Americans’ Second Amendment rights.
The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, or H.R. 8 – a bill that would require a background …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms