WaPo Editorial Board Calls For Closing The Gun Show Loophole

Noting that American-born al-Qaeda spokesperson Adam Yahiye Gadahn recently called on Muslims in the U.S. to exploit the gun show loophole, the Washington Post editorial board writes tonight that “there may never be a better spokesman for closing” this loophole. Observing that Gadahn is wrong in saying that purchasing fully automatic assault rifles in the U.S. is legal, the Post adds that “his larger point is well taken: Purchasing deadly weapons in the United States is easy — especially at a gun show.” The Post adds, “Mr. Gadahn’s call to arms should serve as a catalyst for the White House and Congress to move on legislation to close the gun show loophole and the terror gap.”