USA – On November 12 2015 a CBS News report focused on Everytown for Gun Safety’s efforts to secure more gun control revealed that President Obama has “assigned White House lawyers” to look for a way that executive action can be used to expand background checks to include private gun sales or at least some sales by private gun owners.
Breitbart News previously reported that Obama was weighing the use of an executive order to expand background checks in the wake of the Umpqua Community College attack. The gunman in that attack passed a background check for the weapons he used.
According to CBS News, Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown is being given the opportunity to present their gun control plan to the White House today, and that will include include urging Obama to go around Congress with an executive order on background checks.
Everytown wants checks expanded to cover private gun sellers “who make occasional sales,” but they provide no figure to indicate how many gun sales would be required to meet the threshhold of “occasional” seller. Rather, Everytown simply …Read the Rest