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14 June 2007

New York Times

WASHINGTON — The House voted Wednesday to close a loophole in gun control laws that allowed the Virginia Tech gunman to buy firearms even though he had been committed to a mental hospital. The Senate is likely to follow suit, marking the first time since 1996 that Congress has approved a measure strengthening gun control. The bill's approval, on a voice vote, came on the same day as the release of a report President Bush ordered after the shootings in April at... (GunPolicy.org)

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