Lawmaker Drops Effort to Mandate Gun Dealers Screen for Stolen Guns

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LITTLE ROCK, AR — An Arkansas senator is dropping her efforts to force gun stores to check if firearms are stolen before making sales. Linda Chesterfield introduced a bill that would penalize store owners for selling stolen used guns. After the bill failed in committee, Senator chesterfield says she discovered there are ways for stores to check without forcing them by law. Sellers and buyers can call their local law enforcement agencies to run serial numbers.

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Arkansas Man Pushes for Rule Mandating Gun Dealers Screen for Stolen Guns

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