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President Obama recently outlined a series of executive actions he said will help reduce gun violence, including improving the background check system. We talked with a Columbus gun store owner who thinks improving the system is a step in the right direction.

Federal and State Gun Background Checks

Jan 14, 2016
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President Obama has called for expanded background checks, but many are uncertain as to what the current background checks consist of. Coming up, how background checks at the state and federal level work and what the new proposals would do.