Gun Background Check Legislation
Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) spoke to reporters and answered questions on their bipartisan agreement to include… read more
Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) spoke to reporters and answered questions on their bipartisan agreement to include background checks for firearms sales at gun shows and over the Internet. The compromise legislation would allow private transfers of firearms without the background checks. close
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