gun laws

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N.C. Senate Passes Bill Closing Gun Law Loophole

State senators have passed a bill closing a loophole in a North Carolina gun laws that allowed a man to avoid felony charges when he opened fire in a Kernersville Walmart last fall.


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Senate Showdown Vote On Gun Curbs Set For Today

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat has set Congress’ first showdown vote for Thursday on President Barack Obama’s gun control drive as a small but mounting number of Republicans appear willing to buck a […]

CBS Charlotte–04/10/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty To Illegal Gun Sales In North Carolina

In a case prosecutors say highlights weaknesses in the nation’s gun laws, a South Carolina man admitted Wednesday he sold dozens of powerful military-style rifles at gun shows and in a hotel parking lot without any paperwork or background checks.



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