Lawmaker correct that gun access is easier than adopting a dog or registering to vote in America

PolitiFact,  May 23, 2020

While many gun sales require a background check, private purchases can be made with little or no scrutiny at all. ...

So, in comparison to a gun purchase, adopting a dog can take longer and includes a counseling step. It also requires that a license be purchased. ...

In order to register to vote, a person needs to have a valid Wisconsin drivers license or ID card that shows that they will be 18 by the day of the election, as well as a current address. If the address on the ID is not current, then the voter must also provide a proof of residence, such as a utility bill or bank statement. If the ID or license is expired, the last four digits of a person’s Social Security number are needed.

If registering online, a photo must be submitted of the ID. If submitting the form via the mail or fax, the ID must be copied, printed and included.

By Laura Schulte

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