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United States

11 December 2002

Hopewell News (New Jersey)

Gun purchasers can skirt mandatory background checks required at gun shows if they find a willing, unlicensed dealer, according to the way the laws operate in Virginia, allowing for felons and those who have committed other violent crimes to own such a weapon. A new proposal, if passed by the General Assembly, would require unlicensed dealers at gun shows in Virginia to perform background checks on prospective buyers. Licensed dealers already face the task of checking... (

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