” “Nearly 80,000 Americans were denied guns in 2010, according to Justice Department data, because they lied or provided inaccurate information about their criminal histories on background-check forms,” The New York Times reported in January. “Yet only 44 of those people were charged with a crime.”
“How many prosecutions “have you taken up for failing a background check since you’ve been U.S. Attorney?” Graham asked Walsh, who admitted “Off the top of my head, I’m not aware of any.”
“What kind of deterrent is that?” Graham challenged. “Why aren’t we prosecuting people who fail a background check?”
“It’s a paper thing,” Chief Flynn shot back when it was his turn to answer questions. “I want to stop the 76,000 people who are buying guns illegally. If you think we’re going to do paperwork prosecutions, you’re wrong.” “
These laws obviously don’t work so let’s pass more , maybe one of them will . What a way to run a country . So much for “Land Of The Free” .
So if next to none of these violators merited prosecution does that mean they have the same friends as David Gregory ?
- Anarchy Is Their Goal … Any Excuse To Maintain Their Power (youviewed.com)
- Should the government go after gun buyers who fail background checks? (washingtonpost.com)
- Pressure Mounting on President, Attorney General Regarding Lack of Prosecutions for NICS Denials (nraila.org)
- Police Chief Battles With GOP Senator Over Gun Background Checks: ‘You’re Wrong!’ (mediaite.com)