Et tu, Brute?
VerBruggen, before this was good on the issue. But now the unintended consequences of this policy escape him, and he comes down for a 'reasonable' new restriction.
"White House is likely to push for universal background checks for gun buyers. This will be no panacea for gun violence, but it is probably the gun-control policy most likely to make a difference."
~sigh~ No, sir. No registration or precursor to registration. No national database of serial numbers with names attched. That is not how NICS was supposed to work anyway. It's bad enough we have the registration regimes we already have, this is not appropriate to expand on them.