GUNS: Re: Brady law has not affected homicide rates

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Wed Aug 02 2000 - 07:57:16 MDT

From: "Joe Dees" <>

>They DO, however, buy them at places where the Brady checks are
>not in force, such as gun shows. The only sensible response to
>this fact is to expand the checks to cover those areas also.

Do you have a cite for this? I thought not....

In Illinois you have to have a license to purchase a gun, yes, even
at gun shows. It is illegal for anyone to sell a gun to anyone not
posessing a valid FOID card. Now where are the hoods in Chicago
getting them?


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