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June 13, 2013
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Sandoval vetoes gun control measure

Local gun rights enthusiasts and county officials applauded Gov. Brian Sandoval’s Thursday morning veto of gun reform legislation. SB 221 would have required background checks for all firearm sales and amended the reporting of mental health records to the national background check system. The bill had passed through “The sections of SB 221 requiring mandatory background checks on private sales place an unreasonable burden on law-abiding citizens, with the potential to make them criminals,” Sandoval wrote in his veto. “It would be unenforceable by law enforcement. It is our opinion this bill would do little to keep firearms out of …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 13, 2013 07:23PM Published Jun 13, 2013 07:23PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.