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11 December 2002

Richmond Times-Dispatch and Virginian-Pilot

RICHMOND, Virginia — Citing a variety of alarming statistics and supportive survey results, a Richmond lawmaker said Tuesday that he will introduce a bill to require criminal background checks on everyone who seeks to buy a gun at Virginia gun shows. State Sen. Henry L. Marsh III, D-Richmond, said current law — which requires federally licensed gun dealers to conduct the checks but does not apply to unlicensed dealers — "makes gun shows a great place for... (

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