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And it’s not as if this is a major source for criminals getting weapons. The Justice Department surveyed state and federal prison inmates about where they got the gun used in the crimes for which they were convicted. Only 0.7 percent of the bad guys claimed to have bought their weapon at a gun show.

After the nightmare at Sandy Hook, everyone wanted to find a way to protect our children and prevent such a horror from happening again. The rush to “do something” was understandable, but it’s not how public laws should be made. The polls — even skewed as they are — still show that the public is starting to see through the scare tactics employed by Mr. Obama to achieve his long-held gun grabbing agenda.