Urging Congress to expand background checks for gun buyers, President Obama claims the current system has "kept more than 2 million dangerous people from getting their hands on a gun" during the last two decades. If you understand why that claim is misleading, says Senior Editor Jacob Sullum, you will understand why background checks are not an effective way to stop criminals from obtaining weapons.
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