Media Matters:Repeatedly burned by stings intended to demonstrate the ease with which individuals who are banned from purchasing firearms can buy guns from private sellers without passing a background check, the National Rifle Association appears to have found a solution: Make those stings illegal. As usual, their allies at the American Legislative Exchange Council are happy to help.
Several conservative media figures have publicly come out in favor of comprehensive background checks for gun purchases, specifically closing the loophole allowing private and gun show sales without a background check. Recent polls ... Read Post
A gun rights group, Nevadans for State Gun Rights, wants the state’s elections chief to throw out a proposed ballot measure to tighten background checks for anyone buying firearms from private sellers or gun show exhibitors. In a l... Read Post
The National Rifle Association's stand against expanding the criminal background check system to all gun buyers has become a lonely one. The NRA has been abandoned by other gun lobby activists, conservative media figures, and the Am... Read Post