Fact Check: Barack Obama has a Funny Way of Showing Desire to “Confiscate Every Gun in this Country”
How’s Barack Obama’s plan to “confiscate every gun in this country” coming along? Let’s take a look at the volume of National Instant Criminal Background Checks, performed since 1998 by gun dealers (formally, federal firearms licensees) whenever a gun sale is being rung up. Although it is not a perfect count of all gun sales in the country, since private within-state sales are not included, it is a good indication of the overall volume of gun sales.
Barack Obama took office as President of the United States in January of 2009. What’s the trend since that time? Federal records reveal…
Marco Rubio can’t be definitively proven wrong about what President Obama might hypothetically like to do in a fictional world that is not this one, but in the actual world that we’re living in, guns are not being removed from the United States. Since Barack Obama became President of the United States, people have been buying guns more than ever before. The take-your-guns-away line offered by Republican candidate Marco Rubio simply doesn’t match actual trends.