Here’s a huge dose of reality for any liberals who are crying about gun control after the San Bernardino attacks.
On December 6 the Associated Press pointed out that California’s aggressive gun control laws–expanded background checks, heavy regulations on “assault weapons,” and other regulations–all proved impotent to stop the San Bernardino terror attacks.
Breitbart News previously reported that the expanded background checks failed to make a difference, yet Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and other Democrats responded to the San Bernardino attacks by pushing to expand background checks in every state.
According to the AP, the fact that the guns used in the attack were “[legally] purchased” by people who passed background checks is raising questions about whether any new gun controls could be effective against such determined attackers.
The common refrain to date has been to expand background checks to cover the no-fly list so that terrorists who are barred from flight are also barred from buying guns. However, that approach would be meaningless, as CNN reports that Syed Farook and Tashfeen were not on “any list” tied to potential terrorists in the U.S.
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