3 Crazy Facts That Prove We Need Stronger Federal Gun Laws

…And demonstrate how politics distorts our priorities.

1. Alabama state law requires 1,200 hours of training to become a manicure apprentice

Careful where you point those things!

2. …And passage of an exam to become an auctioneer

The Alabama State Board of Auctioneers’ website states: “The ASBA has been given the responsibility of protecting the public safety and welfare by providing regulation and control of auction business in the State of Alabama. That must be our number one concern.”

3. …But you can buy an AR-15 assault rifle in the state with a driver’s license and a credit card.

That is ass-backwards.

[No disrespect toward salon professionals or auctioneers intended.]

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