Background checks key in debate over gun control in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Universal background checks for gun buyers remain a major focus of debate as Minnesota lawmakers moved forward Thursday with a gun control plan.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved 5-3 a proposal that includes checks for all firearms purchases.
Background checks on gun purchasers are not required for private sales, which some say is a dangerous loophole.
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