A new Brady report shows how dangerous loopholes allow criminals to buy guns easily online without a background check.
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Since the inception of the Brady Act, over 118 applications for firearm transfers or permits have been subject to background checks. In this time more than 2 million applications have been denied.
Loopholes that allow criminals and other dangerous people to obtain and retain guns all too easily – including military-style assault weapons – remain open, and are exploited by extremists.
In the US we have two gun markets: A regulated one, where buyers are checked to see if they can legally buy guns, and an unregulated one, where they are not. This report clearly presents the threat this is to our neighborhoods and communities.