Schumer plows ahead with gun registration
For weeks, Schumer has been locked in negotiations over a new background check bill with Sens. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.). Early on, Schumer agreed to change his original proposal to permit limited exceptions for the transfer of firearms between family members and close friends. But aides familiar with the talks said Schumer and Coburn repeatedly locked horns over whether to keep records of private gun sales, a provision that Democrats believe is necessary to fully enforce any new background check law.Now, think about it, how would keeping a record of background checks prevent crime? Seriously. The only reason that anyone would want to keep a record is for eventual registration, which would, we all know, lead to confiscation. Schumer said as much last year when he admitted that registration is a back door to eventual confiscation.
Joe Manchin, West Virginia Senator, says that he won’t support Schumer’s bill, but ya know what, I’ll wait to see how the vote comes out before I’ll pat him on the back. Of course, I’ve flooded his office with faxes, so he knows we’re watching.
The Post continues by posting a completely irrelevant poll;
A January Washington Post-ABC News poll showed that nearly nine in 10 Americans (88 percent) support requiring background checks for sales at gun shows. Seven in 10 (71 percent) endorsed the creation of a federal database to track all firearm sales, with 54 percent supporting the idea “strongly.” More than half of respondents in gun-owning households supported each measure.Yeah, I wonder what your poll would say if you asked respondents whether they support keeping records of transfers after watching the Schumer video;