Biden: There Is No National Gun Registry

During a roundtable discussion that aired Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Vice President Joe Biden said the White House’s push for tougher gun control will not create a national registry of gun owners. Biden also stressed that background checks for gun sales are not intrusive. “They don’t say what kind of gun you’re buying,” Biden said. “They don’t say where you’re going. They don’t say what it is, what the transaction is and when denied, they don’t say denied because of mental health. Nothing. And the record, even the notice that you picked up the phone at Dick’s and called and asked about Joe Biden, is, has to be destroyed within 24 hours.”

Biden added, “So this idea that there is a national registry, there is no place in the federal government where you can go, not a single place, and find out everybody who owns a gun.”

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