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 New Jersey Dem Lautenberg urges end to ‘gun-show loophole’

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PostSubject: New Jersey Dem Lautenberg urges end to ‘gun-show loophole’   Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:25 pm

New Jersey Dem Lautenberg urges end to ‘gun-show loophole’


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01/31/11 04:53 PM ET





The measure, says the New Jersey Democrat, will go a long
way toward keeping firearms from the hands of the mentally ill and drug abusers
— a topic that’s returned to national prominence this month following the
shooting of an Arizona congresswoman.
“While the tragedy in Tucson weighs heavily on the national
conscience, it’s business as usual for gun show dealers who continue to peddle
dangerous guns without a background check,” Lautenberg said Monday in a
statement. “The gun show loophole remains in place today because the special
interest gun lobby has scared off legislators from enacting responsible reform.
It’s time to put aside business as usual in Washington and start considering
the safety of our families over special interests.”
Under current law, licensed gun dealers are required to run
background checks to ensure buyers are legally eligible to buy firearms.
Felons, illegal immigrants, habitual drug abusers and the mentally ill are
among those banned from owning guns. The guidelines apply to licensed dealers
in all venues, including gun shows. But unlicensed dealers are exempt wherever
they sell, unless they “know” or have “reason to believe” the buyer fits one of
the prohibited categories.
The gun lobby supports the exemption for occasional vendors,
arguing that private citizens shouldn't be required to perform background checks
every time they want to sell a gun to another private citizen.
Stirring the debate, an undercover investigation revealed
Monday that unlicensed dealers at a recent Arizona gun show sold firearms
despite red flags that should have prevented those sales. Investigators hired
by New York City were able to purchase firearms from two dealers at the Jan. 23
gun show in Phoenix, even after the buyers revealed they “probably couldn't
pass” a background check.
“We have demonstrated how easy it is for anyone to buy a
semiautomatic handgun and a high-capacity magazine, no questions asked,” New
York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday. “This country must take two simple
steps to stop more of the 34 murders that occur with guns every day: make every
gun sale subject to a background check, and make sure the background check
system has all the required records in it.”
Lautenberg's bill would have had no bearing on the Tucson
rampage, which killed six and injured 13, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords
(D-Ariz.). The man arrested in that shooting, Jared Lee Loughner, had a history
of disturbing behavior and drug abuse, but was able to purchase his arms from
licensed dealers after passing background checks — an incident spurring some
lawmakers’ interest in the effectiveness of the federal screening system.
Lautenberg’s proposal is co-sponsored by Sens. Dianne
Feinstein (D-Calif.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.),
Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), John Kerry (D-Mass.),
Carl Levin (D-Mich.), Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Sheldon
Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.).

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