Federal Background Checks for Guns

Rick Schmitt talked about federal background checks for gun purchases, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic… read more

Rick Schmitt talked about federal background checks for gun purchases, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He discussed his new investigative report showing flaws and loopholes in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, which is designed to ensure that those consider dangerous do not have the ability to purchase a firearm. 

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 5, 2011

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  • Jul 05, 2011 | 8:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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