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United States

25 January 2007

Richmond Times-Dispatch (Virginia)

New statistics showing the number of illegal firearms sales at Richmond-area gun shows failed to sway a Senate committee yesterday. The Senate Courts of Justice Committee voted 9-4 against a bill seeking to close the so-called gun-show loophole, which allows unlicensed private sellers at shows to sell firearms without having to perform criminal-background checks on purchasers. That was the same vote as last year. The bill got out of the committee two years ago on an... (

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