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Later today, the House will vote on a bill that would allow at-risk former military service members who are currently prohibited from buying guns because they are deemed "mentally incompetent" by the Department of Veterans Affairs to once again buy and possess guns.
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A busted Virginia gun trafficking ring and Maryland gun dealer robbery this week demonstrate how crime guns recovered in cities like Chicago and New York get their start.
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Together with their spouses, New Hope Police Officers Beau Schoenhard and Joshua Eernisse today brought suit against Full Metal Gun Shop and its owner Troy Buchholz. The lawsuit alleges that the gun dealer negligently sold a firearm in a straw purchase that was then used by a prohibited, dangerous person in an attack in New Hope’s City Hall. The lawsuit is the first of its kind filed in Minnesota.
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Rather than side with 93 percent of their constituents who want to expand Brady background checks to all gun sales, 57 Senators voted today to weaken that background check system that keeps guns out of the hands of people who may be a danger to themselves or others.
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America's leading gun violence prevention organization applauded a new gun safety program sponsored by the Massachusetts Medical Society and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey that will educate patients about gun safety and the risks of gun ownership, and train medical providers to talk to patients about guns.
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Working with the Brady Campaign, the U.S. Conference of Mayors has sent the Senate a letter urging opposition to S.J. Res. 14, a bill to weaken the Brady background check system and legalize access to guns for people who are a danger to themselves or others.

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