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24 October 2010

Washington Post, Series

Under the law, investigators cannot reveal federal firearms tracing information that shows how often a dealer sells guns that end up seized in crimes. The law effectively shields retailers from lawsuits, academic study and public scrutiny. It also keeps the spotlight off the relationship between rogue gun dealers and the black market in firearms. Such information used to be available under a simple Freedom of Information Act request. But seven years ago, under... (GunPolicy.org)

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