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Congresswoman Gabby Giffords launching a national gun control initiative.
This comes two years after a gunman killed six and injured thirteen including Giffords at a shopping center in Tucson Arizona.
Giffords recently paid a visit to Newtown Connecticut but one new town legislate.
Told the former representative stay out saying give it is politicizing.
Our next guest says he has the hands of the gun control joining us now is -- hey -- from the Florida Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.
-- -- welcome to the program we want all sides of this debate.
I want you to tell us how what was the first thing you would do what you want to both the primary deal.
To stop this kind of event happening again wants -- job want to you.
Comprehensive background check forever when the buys -- -- OK I end date we don't have that at the moment.
No we sure do not.
So that would include gong show was spot on private sale of long gone to another private individual you want every -- -- -- background check right.
Effect could be possible the only people would have comprehensive background checks -- law enforcement.
But when you buy one of the gun store you don't get a comprehensive check you this get a check.
Would this take new legislation that the state level all the federal level.
It would take something that has to be done at the federal level.
Panel have got a lot of work and let me let me just you can go back to this -- -- situation.
What -- proposing.
Background checks what everybody -- but tries to -- -- -- That wouldn't have prevented the new town tragedy now would it because young mr.
-- he got the guns from his mama.
Who legitimately -- them.
Daughter wouldn't but just because it's not a perfect system is not a good good excuse for not doing it.
Is there anything else should do -- job to.
Well assault rifles.
And that's for share high corporate capacity ammunition clips.
But you know look -- to make people accountable.
For the weapons they -- and who were they go to the next person is very important.
In Florida were finding that guns and business don't mix.
And -- -- done a lot of work and that area for businesses.
Hi sir this is Charles paying it.
I've heard people say what you're saying with respect to these background checks for what exactly are you looking for an exactly what he gonna do the reason -- bring that up.
Let's say someone's on an anti depressant drug today did not get a gun license.
While they don't novelist and if they're not unknown of the analyst for buying have you can be a metal patient is still get a gun.
So that would support it.
Well again or back to the your logic is because not perfect we should know it.
And then and I will hold a second I -- at Charles this question is -- if someone is on a drug regiment.
And they applied for a gun and as a background check.
Would that be prevented from buying -- gone with that background check if -- well on some kind of anti depressant drug for example would -- No.
Well they wouldn't be on the no there wouldn't be on the no buy list so all one -- -- -- -- you get on the no buy list.
It's very difficult -- know we've got to be admitted you gotta be treated by doctor and it's very complicated.
So do you want very difficult if you do do you want to break in the privacy system well what goes on between a therapist and a patient is totally private.
I'm would not be intruded upon by gun background check EC -- under the price stability part of the problem.
Yeah wolf the most part of the problem ITT's indeed part of the problem so would you break the privacy rule.
I don't know I have I have never did -- and that's deeply into that particular subject.
So if everybody had a background check that would not necessarily prevent some of the events that we've seen happening what -- That's right but as I say that just because it's not perfect is no reason for not doing it.
The -- it's -- -- it's -- without irrespective just doesn't sound like.
You've got the answer it sounds like you've got -- a step that we can take in -- saying yes the background checks need to be better we needed him anyway but.
Isn't there a better answer here.
No comprehensive background check along with the registration to farms.
Other action it's going to help but you know nothing has a 100% perfect.
Look at look also.
We appreciate being with us which trying to get some answers Syria I think everybody is moving in the same direction and we wanna answer wanna stop this kind of thing happening again -- -- obviously we do.
And we appreciate your input into the debate will like to have you back again thanks so much indeed off -- thanks.
Thank you very much yet.
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