For every regulation to buy a gun, there are two loopholes to get around that same regulation. It's not hard to buy a gun. It seems any fool can buy one - and that's the problem.
It should be more difficult to purchase a gun in any transaction involving a gun from a private seller or a retail outlet. If youre not a criminal it shouldnt bother you to go through a background check and have your fingerprints taken. Are you a criminal?