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White House: 'Straw purchasers' of guns shouldn't get away with 'a slap on the wrist'

Published on NewsOK Published: January 16, 2013
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Philip Klein

President Obama’s new gun control recommendations released Wednesday include a call for more serious punishments against “straw-purchasers” who buy guns on behalf of criminals who would otherwise not be able to pass background checks.

“We cannot allow those who help put guns into the hands of criminals to get away with just a slap on the wrist,” the report declared.

If only his own Department of Justice had followed that policy.

Click to read full article at Washington Examiner


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