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Rep. Bob Good: Democrat Gun Control Creates 'De Facto' Gun Registry

March 12, 2021

Rep. Bob Good (R-VA) is warning that Democrats’ universal background check legislation creates a “de facto gun registry” in America.

The legislation, H.R. 8, is sponsored by Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA). Companion legislation was put forward in the Senate by Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT).

The gun control expands point-of-sale background checks at retail to include point-of-sale background checks for private sales also.

Rep. Good warns that this involves government in all gun sales, thereby creating a paper trail that will serve as a registry.

The Wall Street Journalquoted Good saying, “This bill creates a de facto gun registry by involving the federal government in every gun transfer, including private transfers and gifts, or else how will we enforce these requirements?”

Good added, “For my Democrat friends who suggest that conservatives and gun owners are paranoid about a national registry, you bet we are.”