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Rep. Pingree applauds Biden administration for closing 'gun show loophole'

Posted on AllSides April 12th, 2024
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A new rule finalized by the Department of Justice this week would require background checks on all gun sales. It comes months after the deadly Lewiston shootings. The rule finalized by the U.S. Department of Justice this week will require background checks on buyers when firearms are sold at gun shows or other places outside brick-and-mortar stores. It closes the so-called "gun show loophole" that has allowed tens of thousands of guns to be sold in the U.S. each year by unlicensed dealers without ensuring the buyer is allowed to...

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