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3 March 2008

Virginian-Pilot (Virginia)

Virginia's approach to gun sales has earned it a reputation for having lax laws. In reality, Virginia's firearms rules are not that different from most other states — especially in the South. In the most recent scorecards by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, which ranks states according to their gun-control laws, Virginia scored just 18 out of 100 possible points. But 34 states scored lower — downgraded for lack of oversight for gun dealers, unlimited... (

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