Politics: Since most criminals get their guns from those who purchased them legally, should private sale be il?

It is a crime to *knowingly* sell or give a firearm to a convicted felon. However, private citizens don’t normally have the ability to conduct a criminal background check when selling a weapon. And under current law, I am allowed to buy a handgun for my wife (for example) without proving that she’s legally... show more It is a crime to *knowingly* sell or give a firearm to a convicted felon. However, private citizens don’t normally have the ability to conduct a criminal background check when selling a weapon. And under current law, I am allowed to buy a handgun for my wife (for example) without proving that she’s legally eligible to own one.

So should private sale or transfer of firearms be illegal?
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