Bishops endorse gun-show background checks

Donovan, Gill
July 2002
National Catholic Reporter;7/5/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 33, p8
Reports that bishops in the U.S. have endorsed a bipartisan bill that would require criminal background checks for gun sales at any show were more than seventy five guns are sold, as of July 2002. Money allocated by Senators to strengthen gun safety measures; Overview of the bill.


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