http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2015/09/04/gun-sales-new-legislation-sales/71703118/ "I chose background checks, not because it would have prevented (the Virginia shooting) but because this would be easiest to pass,'' Hope said. "We will not be able to prevent every single incident. We need to do something.'' Yep. It's useless, but we just have to do SOMETHING! ARGH!!!!! .