Posted September 6, 2015 11:00 am by Comments

By Dan Zimmerman

Patrick-Hope

Shazam! It’s almost as if Americans are rational actors, reacting to the threat of potentially higher costs, increased regulatory hurdles and more scarcity by stocking up on a given item. That’s USA Today’s Kevin Johnson’s incredulous takeaway from the news that August NICS checks were the highest since the system was created. The NSSF’s Larry Keane attempts to explain this mysterious phenomenon for the economically challenged: “Whenever there is a call for gun control, sales increase.” Eloquent in its brevity, no? You’d think that someone in the Obama administration could have explained this effect to the President’s admirers at USA Today . . .

The good news is, Mr. and Mrs. Gun Owner, you have absolutely nothing to worry about.

“We’re not at all threatening any one’s ability to get a gun,” (Virginia Delegate Patrick) Hope said. “What we’re talking about here is common sense legislation. I don’t think any one is threatened by background checks.”

I know I feel reassured. Then again, I live in Texas.

The man named Hope has obviously put dozens of minutes of thought and reflection into his next move in the wake of the televised Roanoke shooting. Yet shockingly, there’s no Change involved at …read more

Source:: Truth About Guns

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