But gun law expert and author Alan Korwin says Democrats' cries for stronger gun laws in the wake of the Fast and Furious controversy are misguided.
"The justice system and law enforcement are really what are lacking in crime control," Korwin said.
Korwin says laws to prosecute straw buyers and laws to keep criminals from buying guns already exist, but just need to be better enforced.
"There are tons of gun laws," Korwin says. "What law would you even ask for?"