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Bloomberg wants gun-show loophole closed after Arizona sting

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amny Credit: Mayor's Office

Not allowed to buy a gun? No problem!

That’s what New York investigators found while going undercover at an Arizona gun show, where they bought weapons after admitting they wouldn’t pass a background check, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said yesterday.

The investigators bought guns at the show, even though the dealers were supposed to turn them down after the background-check admission, Bloomberg said.

Under federal law, dealers at gun shows don’t have to perform background checks, a loophole the mayor wants closed.

(With Reuters)

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