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Laura Acevez, Domestic Abuse Victim, Failed By Lax Gun Laws from the Huffington Post, 2/5/13

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

The article reports, “Under federal law, individuals who have been convicted of a misdemeanor domestic violence offense or who are subject to a domestic violence restraining order can’t legally buy or possess firearms. But an estimated 30 to 40 percent of guns are purchased without a background check, making thorough enforcement of the law all but impossible.”

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