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Gun Industry Pushes to Tighten Background Checks
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A national trade association for firearms manufacturers and retailers is lobbying Wyoming and other states to submit records of some mental health proceedings to a federal database that allows instant background checks for gun purchasers. The National Shooting Sports Fou…
Obama Proposes Sweeping Reform On Gun Laws
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress to expand background checks on gun buyers to include private sales and is using his executive authority to increase the information available in data banks in the background check system. The White House calls background checks the m…