"When it comes to prosecuting people, I suppose it's not always easy to prove that someone who wrongly answers "no" to any of the questions in Part A of the form did so knowingly. And then, prosecuting people costs money... and the courts and prisons are full-to-here with people on trial or convicted of petty drug offenses... So there are plenty of reasons why there's not much incentive to pursue people who attempt to buy firearms unlawfully. "
Vanya, a lot of people will agree with that, but unless and until laws already on the books are enforced, and penalties meted out, why should we accept any new laws? Especially knee-jerk ones that are next to impossible to enforce, and only burden the law abiding.