Buckeyes Firearms Assoc. Leader Says Executive Orders "Won't Work"

Jan 6, 2016

The leader of an Ohio gun owners rights group says President Obama's executive orders meant to address gun violence won't work. 

Jim Irvine of the Buckeye Firearms Association says more background checks only affect law abiding citizens. Irvine says the "gun show loophole" that the President cited, is a made up term.

"The U.S. Department of Justice did a study and found less than one percent of crime guns were obtained at gun shows. So the gun shows aren't a problem with crime. They just aren't," Irvine said.

Irvine says the government needs better enforce laws already on the books.