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Lott: The truth on background checks

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Gun control "deserves a vote," President Obama said time and again in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday. Sadly, the measure Congress is most likely to pass -- beefed up background checks -- may cause more harm than good.
First, checks obviously won't do anything about gun crime in cities like Chicago or New York, which revolves almost exclusively around illegal guns.

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