Sunday, March 13, 2005
Terrorist Watch Lists And Gun Control
A lot of people were alarmed to hear this, but I for one would find it unacceptable if anyone was denied a constituational right (whether it's related to the 2nd Amendment or any other) because their name was put on a list unknowingly and without due process.
Additionally, even if people on The List were prohibited from buying firearms from a dealer, they would still legally be allowed to buy from a private party, without a background check, if indeed they met the same general criteria as stated above (non-felons and legal residents). And even if they didn't meet those criteria, there's always the thriving black market that's been created in response to firearms laws.