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1 May 2007

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Virginia — The governor has closed a loophole in state law that allowed the Virginia Tech gunman to pass a weapons background check despite having mental health issues. Gov. Timothy M. Kaine signed an executive order Monday requiring that anyone ordered by a court to get mental health treatment be added to a state police database of people barred from buying guns. The order, the first change in state policy resulting from the shootings, eliminates the... (

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