In 2015, a white supremacist murdered nine innocent people in a church. He was able to get his hands on a gun only because of a loophole in the law that’s now called the “Charleston Loophole.” Bernie Sanders voted to create this loophole.
Biden talking up his gun control history with passion in front of this audience at College of Charleston Says the victims of the Charleston church shooting would be alive if his gun policies had not been rolled back and the Charleston loophole had been closed
The former VP's been ramping up his criticism of Sen. Bernie Sanders' record on guns, particularly his vote for the so-called 'Charleston Loophole,' which lets gun buyers skip a complete background check if the process takes longer than three days.
On Mitch McConnell’s desk are three bills: universal background checks, closing the Charleston loophole, and my bill to make sure that domestic abusers don’t get deadly weapons. If you want action now, we have to send the message to Mitch McConnell. #DemDebate
Klobuchar is very wrong here. First, re the TX murderer, the background check system WORKED, he was denied, which is why he went to black market. 2nd, Charleston was literally human paperwork error only discovered after massacre. 3rd, there is no loophole:
This is necessary common sense gun reform. Thank you to , , and the Charleston community who continued to fight through tragedy. I look forward to helping you close the Charleston Loophole.
As president, I'll push to close background check loopholes like the "Charleston loophole" that let the shooter get a gun. -H