No check, no sale must be the rule. I first introduced this bill 5 yrs ago to close the glaring loophole that allowed the Charleston shooter to buy a gun he was already legally ineligible to purchase. Republicans have unjustifiably stalled this commonsense legislation.
Today as we remember those Black lives cut short by a racist shooter in Charleston while they were at a church for bible study, I despair for America. What gives me comfort and Hope is that my President sang “Amazing Grace.” A simple kindness, an act of humanity and compassion.
Today we remember the 9 parishioners murdered at Emanuel AME Church 5 years ago. We must address acts of white supremacy and gun violence now. The Senate must pass #HR1112 , closing the Charleston Loophole that let the shooter obtain his gun without completing a background check.
Jury foreman can't forgive Charleston shooter, and he's disgusted over black people still killed for nothing
Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof, complains about prison conditions — goes on hunger strike:
Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof should be sentenced to death, a federal jury finds.