Our county is hosting a big firearms show and sale this weekend at the fairgrounds. Maybe I should g'wan over there and see if what they say is true: gun dealers would prefer more stringent background checks for gun buyers. ...get them off the hook as sellers.
Meanwhile, the Senate is said to be on the trail of a viable background check agreement.
A bipartisan quartet of senators, including two National Rifle Association members and two with "F'' ratings from the potent firearms lobby, are quietly trying to find a compromise on expanding the requirement for gun-sale background checks. A deal, given a good chance by several participants and lobbyists, could add formidable political momentum to one of the key elements of President Barack Obama's gun control plan. ...Wall Street Journal