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WVVA.com Poll on the Nonexistent "Gun Show Loophole"


State Researcher
Jan 25, 2007
Lebanon, VA
WVVA is currently running a poll on the question of "Should background checks be required on all buyers at gun shows?" This question is being posed in connection with a story on the latest efforts by the Antis to close a loophole that does not exist.

Gun shows have no exemption from any federal or state firearm laws. All gun dealers must comply with the same laws regardless of whether a sale occurs at their normal place of business or at a gun show. In most states, private sales are also subject to identical treatment regardless of venue.