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Resource ID: #16513
Subject: Guns
Source: Wall Street Journal (New York)
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Date: 6-Apr-00

Description

This story highlights the problem of gun dealers selling weapons to people who use identification cards from someone else. This type of transaction, called straw sales, were recorded on camera by the Chicago police department, the Journal reports, but the lack of straw-sales prohibitions on federal and state levels allowed Chicago gun dealers to get away with it.

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