NM Gov Proposes Background Checks to Include Gun Sellers

GOVERNOR LUJAN GRISHAM SAYS SHE’S NOW CONSIDERING EXTENDING PRIVATE GUN BACKGROUND CHECK TO SELLERS AS WELL AS BUYERS. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS SHE SAYS IT’S ONE WAY AUTHORITIES MAY BE ABLE TO BETTER TRACK THE MOVEMENT OF FIREARMS.

THE NEWS COMES AS GOVERNOR LUJAN GRISHAM GETS READY TO CONVENE A DOMESTIC TERRORISM SUMMIT ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14TH, IN RESPONSE TO THE SHOOTINGS AT THE EL PASO WAL MART STORE THAT LEFT 22 DEAD. SHE ALSO EXPECTS THE SUMMIT TO LOOK INTO DISCRIMINATORY HATE GROUPS IN THE AREA.

THE SUMMIT WILL INCLUDE AN FBI BRIEFING AND HAS INVITED LAWMAKERS AND LEADING PUBLIC SECURITY OFFICIALS.

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