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  • Beyer Introduces Keeping Guns from Criminals Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Gun Violence

    Congressman Don Beyer introduced the Keeping Guns from Criminals Act to close a loophole in federal law that allows straw purchasers and gun traffickers to funnel firearms to felons, juveniles, and other restricted purchasers with little to no risk of being prosecuted. “This is not a complicated issue: No one wants guns in the hands of dangerous criminals," said Rep. Beyer. "Time and again Congress fails to make meaningful progress to prevent gun violence in the face of overwhelming national dem... Read more