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Holder begins gun-control push

Posted By admin On January 26, 2013 @ 7:44 am In Prison Planet,Tile | Comments Disabled

Megan R. Wilson
The Hill [1]
Jan 26, 2013

The Justice Department is taking the first steps toward carrying out President Obama’s executive actions on gun control.

Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday released three proposals to strengthen the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), which was one of the 23 actions ordered by Obama last week [2] to tackle gun violence.

The proposed regulations [3] would give local law-enforcement agencies access to the gun-sale database that is maintained by the FBI. The rules would also preserve records of denied weapons sales indefinitely.

The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act already requires federal background checks for gun purchases, but not every firearm sale is covered under the law.

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[1] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/regwatch/pending-regs/279345-holder-begins-gun-control-push

[2] 23 actions ordered by Obama last week: http://thehill.com/blogs/regwatch/legislation/277555-obama-announces-23-executive-orders-to-combat-gun-violence

[3] proposed regulations: https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2013-01529.pdf

[4] Maryland Gov. O’Malley to push for tougher gun-control rules: http://www.prisonplanet.com/maryland-gov-o%e2%80%99malley-to-push-for-tougher-gun-control-rules.html

[5] Holder Lied: DOJ News Release Shows Obama Admin Approved ATF Mexico Weapons Smuggling: http://www.prisonplanet.com/holder-lied-doj-news-release-shows-obama-admin-approved-atf-mexico-weapons-smuggling.html

[6] Holder begs court to stop document release on fast and furious: http://www.prisonplanet.com/holder-begs-court-to-stop-document-release-on-fast-and-furious.html

[7] Obama asks Holder to investigate Holder’s investigation: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-asks-holder-to-investigate-holder%e2%80%99s-investigation.html

[8] 10th Amendment Push Puts Eric Holder on Alert: http://www.prisonplanet.com/10th-amendment-push-puts-eric-holder-on-alert.html

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