NY Dem: Background checks will keep guns away from those with ‘criminal thoughts’

NY Dem: Background checks will keep guns away from those with ‘criminal thoughts’
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[Ed. – Because background checks, which we already use, have been doing such a bang-up job of that so far?  Or because we’re going to go ahead and deploy the Magic Thoughts Disgronifier so we can finally see those pesky criminal thoughts COMING, already?]

Democratic Caucus Vice-Chair Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) says that “thorough background checks” for gun purchases would lead law enforcement to deny guns to those with “criminal thoughts.”

“The issue of gun violence is not going to go away. We know that, we just know it. This could very well be a hot summer, we don’t know what ramifications will come,” Crowley said at a Democratic Caucus press conference on Tuesday.

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