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Gun background checks smash records amid pandemic fears (access required)

Background checks required to buy firearms have spiked to record numbers in the past month, fueled by a run on guns from Americans worried about their safety during the coronavirus crisis. According to figures from the FBI, 3.7 million background ...

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Gun-sales restriction survives constitutional challenge from Md. man (access required)

A federal law banning the unlicensed intrastate sale of guns violates neither the constitutional right to keep and bear arms nor exceeds Congress’s authority to regulate interstate commerce, a U.S. appeals court ruled this week in affirming the conviction of a Montgomery County man.

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