Anti-gun groups fearing the pro-gun administration of President-elect Donald Trump, are ramping their attacks on the 2nd Amendment rights of Americans.
Public Safety”—that they claim is a “new analysis” of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.
But what it is, in reality, is just a rehash of the same old tired and misleading claims about gun-buyer background checks, so-called “universal background checks,” and their supposedly profound ability to reduce violent crime.
In its press release trumpeting the report, ARS repeats several of its misleading statistics and sound bites, including the claim that “federal gun laws [are] weakened by the gun show and internet loopholes …”
Not surprisingly, the press release, like the report it promotes, ends with a pitch for so-called “universal” background checks.