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November 06, 2017

Texas Church Murderer Should Have Been Blocked From Buying Guns, But Bureaucratic Error Kept His Domestic Violence Charge Off His Record

FACT: We have so many laws and regulations regulating gun ownership that our bureaucrats routinely fail to keep up with the restricted list

CONCLUSION: Dangit, we need more gun laws!

So: buying the guns already was illegal, and it was just our well-oiled machine government's typical competence that permitted him to buy them due to his record not being entered into the federal background-check database.

An official at the Pentagon tells NPR's Tom Bowman that a mistake resulted in neither the arrest nor the conviction being listed in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, the database that would have flagged him as ineligible to purchase a firearm.

So we have two choices as to what we can do:

1. We can ride herd on these bureaucrats we're paying to do their jobs and, see if you can follow me here, actually make them do their jobs,, or be put out the door to look for a new one.

2. We can strip law-abiding citizens of more rights, so that the bureaucrats' jobs will be easier.

Well, given that the Constitution says nothing at all about guns but it does say it is a sacred right of government employees to do #LikeWhateverMan at their jobs, obviously we have to go with Option 2.

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