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Gun Site Allows Felons To Purchase Firearms Online

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

One proposal in the Senate gun control bill was to extend background checks to gun sales over the Internet. There turns out to be a bustling marketplace for weapons, as the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Robert Siegel talks to reporter Michael Luo about what he and his colleagues found. Then we hear from the president of one Internet outlet for gun sales โ€” Jim McComas from Carolina Gunrunners in Raleigh, N.C.

Source: NPR

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