The quote of the day is presented by Guns.com
Fortunately, widespread public access to this kind of individual data could never be abused or misused.
The app would be connected to the National Instant Criminal Background Checks system that could be used to complete background checks on private gun sales, three senators and other officials told The Washington Post.
However, lawmakers and congressional aides have privately raised privacy concerns for gun owners about the app idea.
Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.) told The Washington Post that he was told about the app by a White House official. Thune said he was concerned gun owners’ personal data being available, adding that it “would kind of be a de facto registry.”
“It’s fraught with a lot of issues when it comes to some of the Second Amendment concerns,” Thune said.
– Marina Pitofsky in Trump, lawmakers consider app that would conduct background checks: report