Originally Posted by A.Nonymous
4. This make sense in theory, but not in execution. Who defines "mentally ill"? Who has this database? Is there a database somewhere of people who are "mentally ill"?
The mentally ill are banned from owning a firearm under current laws. Its people ignoring warning signs, or families not wanting to acknowledge a mental illness that are more the problem.
As for the background checks, statistically the number of guns purchased at gun shows is insignificant. How you prevent illegal sales is the issue, and since the current laws are ignored, why would stricter laws be followed?