I have little faith in the government and it's ability to control criminals with laws, the war on drugs is a pretty good example.
So what are some things that could be done without having to worry about passing laws?
A thought I have had for a while would be empower people and give them some control.
Many crimes are actually public knowledge and some states even have searchable data bases. There are countless sites adverstising for background checks for a fee.
If this process and check was made more readily available and easier this would essentially solve the "universal background check" issue. A responsible law abiding gun owner would never want to sell a gun to someone who shouldn't have one, why not make it extremely easy for them to make sure that they don't?
Removing the hassle and financial barriers to what is already available and in most cases free is a no brainier.
This idea that I have to have an adult child or parent do a background check before I sell or give them a gun is a joke. You see you can "loan" a gun to anyone without a background check for how ever long I choose to loan it out, it's up to me and no one's business. If you can't see the easy ways around this silliness you have far too much faith in laws. Instead have faith in the honest people, make it easier for them to do the right thing, and they will.
"I'm just a soul whose intentions are good
Oh Lord, please don't let me be misunderstood"