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The -- would be the spectrum of things that are out there.
In terms of amendments the one that has gotten all the attention is the mansion to -- concept of expanding background check where do you stand on that.
That will essentially become the centerpiece of the new legislation if not the legislation in its integrity.
It certainly is not as restrictive.
Not as concerning as some of the other legislation that move through the judiciary committee -- what you said.
But I still have some concerns with that it's still something that I can't support.
It moves us in -- direction of the government taking more and more control of the government moving however incrementally in the direction of universal background checks and I think that's a problem.
Now what about the record keeping provisions you've talked very passionately.
About the subject that anything that results in the end and indeed that the end product.
Is -- federal registry of firearms purchases.
To -- mansion -- they -- -- there are there measures says absolutely not only does it not lead to that but it forbids it express.
Yeah that's right.
But that provision could become tomorrow's loophole.
We have to remember that you can't really have background checks.
Without some kind of record keeping.
And record keeping ultimately culminates when you digitize it into some sort of database.
-- although the legislation.
That was introduced by senators to me and mansion does expressly prohibit the development of eight national registration system what I believes that this puts in place.
Will most likely become that unless we stop this process unless we stop this practice saying.
-- -- the government's got to control the government's got to say who gets it done and who doesn't in every circumstance.
And we're moving in that direction.
You know I wrote earlier this week as sort of a limitation about fact that there was there did seem to be a moment of opportunity -- -- it's that there was a moment where Washington immediately after Newtown was talking about some innovative kinds of solutions.
But really in the matter of just a couple weeks it degenerated into a rehash of basically.
Gun control legislation that we went back in time instead of going forward.
In my in my right or wrong was there a moment where some Wear something that was more innovative that dealt with mental health and dealt with the culture that dealt with these things might have gone forward besides history.
Thought that perhaps there was in the -- that we were having something of a national discussion about the need to do better it's important to note that this legislation.
Doesn't address that there's nothing in this legislation that anyone can or Q.
Would have prevented that horrible tragedy.
At sandy hook.
And so what we're looking at his legislation that would however incrementally.
Undermine restrict the rights of law abiding American citizens which are most Americans.
While doing little or nothing at all to prevent the kind of tragedy that we saw there.
Right because the guns as we talked about before we start of this -- gave weapons used at Newtown won.
Bought by the killer at all they were his mother's he took them he took her life and then indeed so no background check would have affected that right.
If that's right and it's of those who -- group for whatever reason predispose to commit that kind of atrocious act we're gonna find a way to get -- There's no question that background checks.
May well slow or stop some people from buying guns at some moment.
But that is not the same as saying that it will ultimately stop someone from getting -- -- if that person is the type of person who's inclined to engage in that kind of activity.
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