Check out this article on Securitymagazine.com. The Senate continues to have difficulties arriving at an agreement on gun control. Gun control advocates want background checks on private gun sales as well as records kept for each sale, but the gun lobby feels that this could be a step towards government confiscation of legal guns. Separate pieces of legislation being discussed involve extending background checks, clamping down on straw laundering, and a revival of a federal ban on semi-automatic assault weapons.
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Federal Background Records Stall Senate Gun Control Deal