(Breitbart) Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has quietly added a slew of new measures to his self-sponsored gun control bill currently making its way through the Senate.
Schumer has been fighting to get his Protecting Responsible Gun Sellers Act of 2013 (S 374)--now called the Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013--passed into law, but one of the early problems with the bill was that it was essentially a shell or placeholder bill, incomplete at the time of introduction.
Ostensibly, Schumer's bill is meant to change current laws to require that all firearm sales initiate a background check on the buyer before the sale is finalized. Currently, private citizens are exempt from performing background checks when they sell guns to other private citizens.
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