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Tags: background checks | red flag laws | shooter | mass murder

Experts: Background Checks Won't Stop Mass Shootings

(Wilfredo Lee/AP)

By    |   Sunday, 11 August 2019 03:37 PM EDT

Leading analysts warn the growing push to expand background checks to cover the private transfer of firearms misses a critical point: There is zero evidence the new laws would have stopped any of the high-profile active-shooter massacres that have occurred in recent years – including the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

Economist, author, and gun-rights activist John R. Lott tells Newsmax definitively: "There's not one mass public shooting this century that involved the private transfer of a gun.

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There is zero evidence the new laws would have stopped any of the high-profile active-shooter massacres that have occurred in recent years, experts told Newsmax's David A. Patten and Michael Dorstewitz.
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