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Kopel: How Everytown’s background check law impedes firearms safety training and self-defense

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Today, many gun control advocates are pushing for what they call universal background checks. In this and future articles, I will explain the strange system of “universal background checks” being promoted by Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety lobby. These laws severely obstruct ordinary activities that do not involve gun sales, such as self-defense and firearms safety training.

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