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United States

30 January 2003

Seattle Times, Editorial

Another year, another opportunity to close a nutty legal loophole that allows shoppers at gun shows to avoid background checks when guns are purchased from certain sellers. But bet the better part of your wallet the legislation will languish again. Reasonable gun control is rarely about specific rationales for a law. It is about a refusal to give an inch in a heated debate. Everyone ought to undergo background checks, and they should not be allowed to avoid that... (GunPolicy.org)

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