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United States

15 January 2003

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Virginia — A bill that would have required unlicensed dealers at gun shows to conduct background checks on people purchasing guns failed to get out of committee Wednesday. The Senate Courts of Justice Committee decided instead to request a study on the issue by the state Crime Commission. Sen. Henry L. Marsh III, D-Richmond, said the move was a polite way of killing his bill. "I don't want to waste another year studying it," Marsh said. "There was no... (

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