Call Sen. Manchin, Tell him you Oppose his Misguided Legislation

In his latest move to advance the gun control agenda of President Barack Obama and billionaire anti-gun Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Senator Manchin continues to misrepresent his failed legislation.  Senator Manchin’s proposal criminalizes certain private transfers of firearms between honest citizens — requiring lifelong friends, neighbors and some family members to get federal government permission to exercise a fundamental right or face prosecution.  As we have noted previously, expanding background checks, at gun shows or elsewhere, will not stop mass shootings, reduce violent crime or keep our kids safe in their schools.  In addition, the amendment would open the door to a national registry of gun owners.  According to a recent internal memo from the Department of Justice, so-called “universal” background checks will not work without requiring a national gun registry.