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Obama Admin Proposes Gun Background Check Changes

The Obama administration has announced two new executive actions aimed at strengthening federal background checks for gun purchasers. One of the proposed rule changes aims to clarify who is prohibited from purchasing a gun for mental health reasons, while the other would make it easier to add mental health information to the background check system. Friday's announcement comes as President Barack Obama is vacationing with his family in Hawaii. A Justice Department statement quotes...

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