Texas County Moves to Tighten Restrictions on Gun Shows

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As the gun control debate heightens in coming weeks, one policy could be taking center stage: the gun show loophole.

State laws generally require background checks for customers purchasing guns in stores, but buying firearms at a gun show is considered a private sale, so background checks aren't required by law.

That's starting to mobilize some communities, like Travis County in Texas, to try to tighten up laws on gun shows. Travis County commissioner Sarah Eckhardt is leading the charge.