Holy. Shit. What a brilliant, horrifying cover.
Thank you for pointing out background checks for gun purchases cannot, and do not, make the general population safer. This has been carefully researched and should be made common knowledge. Don’t let people be science deniers: https://fee.org/articles/california-s-background-check-law-had-no-impact-on-gun-deaths-johns-hopkins-study-finds/
See also: Background checks.