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By Chris W. Cox

NRA-ILA's Chris W. Cox

NRA-ILA’s Chris W. Cox

FAIRFAX, Va. --(Ammoland.com)- An article appearing on TheHill.com yesterday asserted that Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) is working on a bill with the NRA that would implement universal background checks.

NRA does NOT support universal background checks and is not working with Manchin to implement this type of legislation.  NRA opposes, and will continue to oppose, universal background checks and registration schemes.

We do believe that records of those who are prohibited by law from purchasing firearms (including those whose mental health history puts them in this category) ought to be included in the federal instant check system.

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Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Four million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and to advocate enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association remains the nation’s leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit: www.nra.org

  • 2 User comments to “NRA’s Chris W. Cox Regarding ‘Universal’ Background Checks – No Way”

    1. John parker on January 28, 2013 at 6:44 PM said:

      I don’t mind the laws we have in place, they just need to be enforced. As far as the states, govt knowing all that I have, or being made to finger print, that is crossing the line. Guess the bottom line is I’m only for any real common sense laws. Thank you.

    2. Richard Whitmire on January 28, 2013 at 11:49 PM said:

      ENFORCE THE LAWS THAT ARE ALL READY ON THE BOOKS…. MORE ADDITIONAL LAWS ONLY PUNISH THOSE OF US TO WHOM ARE RESPONSIBLE LAW ABIDING CITIZENS ………..

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