Lessons from Virginia Tech: Recommendations for State Law Changes to Close Loopholes in Background Check Systems

Posted on May 1, 2007

Following the April 16, 2007 shooting massacre at Virginia Tech, a tragedy that shed light on the loopholes in the federal firearm transfer background check system, the Law Center released this publication to describe the federal loopholes and highlight what states are doing to close these loopholes that allow dangerous individuals such as the Virginia Tech shooter to obtain firearms.

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