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18 October 2009

United Press International

NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia — Most Virginians say they want required criminal background checks on those who buy guns from unlicensed dealers, a survey found. The survey, conducted by the Judy Ford Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, also found a majority said they prefer a ban on concealed weapons in restaurants serving alcohol, The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot reported Sunday. The survey showed 80 percent of those likely to... (

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