Police Chiefs: Universal Background Checks for Gun PurchasesThe nation's police chiefs are calling for universal background checks for anyone trying to purchase a firearm.
Texas Republican Senator Proposing Gun Background Check BillThe Senate's No. 2 Republican is introducing legislation that would reward states for sending more information about residents with serious mental problems to the federal background check system for firearms purchasers.
Study: Gun Background Checks' Biggest Loophole Online, Not Gun ShowsAn analysis of online gun sales in 10 states over the past two months finds that 15,000 guns – one-third of which were semi-automatic – were being sold without background checks at any given time.

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