McSally on Gun Control

McSally on Gun Control

Gun Control & Rights
UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS Jun 5, 2017 Martha McSally not only opposes universal background checks, she considers them unconstitutional.   When asked about the “gun show loophole” that allows buyers to purchase guns without a background check at gun shows or on the Internet, McSally had this to say:   “That’s not a loophole. It’s freedom. And absolutely, it needs to stay that way, because any restrictions on that, at gun shows or other places, is just absolutely unconstitutional.”[1]   The Supreme Court disagrees with her on that. In the DC vs. Heller ruling, Justice Scalia specified that laws intended to prohibit felons and the mentally ill from purchasing guns are “presumptively lawful.”[2]   A majority of her district disagrees with McSally, too. A 2014 survey of likely voters in AZ…
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