In doing so I believe we are actually protecting 2A. Fewer gun crimes = Fewer attacks on 2A.
I agree, part of it that I feel doesn't get touched on quite enough is the fact that NICS is not getting the background information it needs to be effective. Granted I can see some idiot politicians taking that idea and running wild with it, making things like adderall prescriptions as a child or PTSD an automatic bar to owning firearms.
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