Pennsylvania State Rep. Jamie Santora, along with two Democratic co-sponsors, is seeking to take away his state’s citizens’ rights to private gun sales.
To that end, he has penned a bill which would require that every gun sale be processed in front of a government agent via a background check.
The ban would mean that any “law-abiding Pennsylvanians selling a gun to a fellow hunter, lifelong co-worker, or childhood friend would have to seek out a Federal Firearms License (FFL) holder and the would-be buyer would have to pass a background check–just as the Orlando Pulse attacker (June 12, 2016), the Aurora movie theater attacker (July 20, 2012), Gabby Giffords’ attacker (January 8, 2011), the Fort Hood attacker (November 5, 2009), and the Virginia Tech attacker (April 16, 2007) did,” pointed out a report from Breitbart.
Santora insists that the bill, which closely resembles “common sense” laws in Washington state, Maine, and Nevada, is not a push to take away Second Amendment rights. “Anyone who has a gun should have a background check,” he stated.
Breitbart compiled the following list of individuals who all submitted to background checks in order to acquire their guns:
- the NY bombing suspect (September 19, 2016)
- the UCLA gunman (June 1, 2016)
- the San Bernardino attackers (December 2, 2015)
- the Colorado Springs attacker (October 31, 2015)
- the Umpqua Community College attacker (October 1, 2015)
- Alison Parker’s attacker (August 26, 2015)
- the Lafayette movie theater attacker (July 23, 2015)
- the Chattanooga attacker (July 16, 2015)
- the alleged Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal attacker (Jun 17, 2015)
- the Muhammad Cartoon Contest attackers (May 3, 2014)
- the Las Vegas cop killers (June 9, 2015)
- the Santa Barbara attacker (May 23, 2014)
- the Fort Hood attacker (April 2, 2014)
- the Arapahoe High School attacker (December 13, 2013)
- the D.C. Navy Yard attacker (September 16, 2013)
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Kushner acting as shadow secretary of state