So here we are … answering the question “Is it irrational to fear that the ‘universal background check’ bill will lead to a de-facto registration scheme?”
Let’s just start with the plain text of the bill itself. Does it say anything about a record-keeping requirement?
Why yes it does! It says that “[r]egulations … shall include a provision requiring a record of transaction of any transfer that occurred between an unlicensed transfer or and unlicensed transferee.”
Hmm. I wonder what form such a record would take?
But let’s not stop there.
Read more at John Pierce’s Monachus Lex.