Senate Agrees To Background Checks For Most Gun Buyers

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•15 Apr 11, 2013

Members of the Senate reached a bipartisan agreement yesterday to require background checks for buyers in nearly all gun purchases, though firearms sales within families or between friends would still be exempt from the requirement. What do you think?

  • “Are you telling me that if a psycho wants a gun he’ll have to go through the slight inconvenience of having to buy it from a friend?”

    Shelly Albeiz –
    Fitting Room Supervisor

  • “Well, what if I befriend a gun store owner, and then what if the friendship becomes more important to either of us than the gun I was trying to buy? Wouldn’t that be great?”

    Dino Dimuro –
    Unemployed

  • “Ain’t gonna stop Darryl.”

    Maurice Molitor –
    Potato Chip Fryer