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FBI Gets More Time On Gun Buys

Monday, November 24, 2003

The Justice Department has ordered the FBI to increase scrutiny of suspected terrorists who attempt to purchase guns. The FBI will have as long as three days to run additional checks on prospective gun purchasers listed on the Violent Gang and Terrorist Organizations File, a database of more than 10,000 names that includes al Qaeda operatives.

Read Original at: Washington Post

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