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Gun Policy News, 30 October 1998


30 October 1998

Washington Post

From remarks by Attorney General Janet Reno at a news conference yesterday in Washington: One of the administration's top priorities has been our effort to fight violence by keeping guns out of the wrong hands. Since President Clinton signed the Brady law in 1993, background checks have prevented almost a quarter of a million over-the-counter gun sales to felons, fugitives, persons under domestic-violence restraining orders and others prohibited by law from possessing... (

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30 October 1998

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Federal and state officials are bracing for a tide of complaints when they begin a national system of instant background checks for all gun buyers November 30 — just in time for the crush of holiday purchases. "We need to work together to minimize the complaints," Attorney General Janet Reno said Thursday, "to make it as easy as possible for law-abiding people to have weapons." "Although it's not been easy, we are on schedule," Reno said at her weekly... (

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