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Fri Oct 9, 2015, 11:02 AM

12. Umm, both are restrictions on interstate commerce, in fact NFA is far more restrictive.

Like I said, the commerce clause is read so broadly that the federal government can regulate a farmer's ability to grow wheat for personal consumption, based on the indirect effect that would have on a good that is traded interstate. This is why nobody in their right minds thinks there is any interstate commerce issue with background checks. Even the NRA doesn't bother trying to make this argument very often.

The reason that gun control has been blocked at every turn is because of the GOP and the power of the gun lobby. The same reason that a whole bunch of other things have been blocked, basically everything Obama has tried to do, the Republicans obstruct.

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