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7 Wake Forest J. L. & Pol'y 537 (2017)
The Potential and Limitations of Universal Background Checking for Gun Purchasers

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          JAMES B. JACOBS & ZOE FUHRtt

       Requiring a criminal background check  for all gun
       sales is the single most effective policy for keeping
       guns out  of the hands  of dangerous  people  and
       saving lives.
         - Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, 20141

       Today, the  misguided  Manchin-Toomey-Schumer
       proposal failed in the U.S. Senate. This amendment
       would have criminalized certain private transfers of
       firearms between honest citizens, requiring lifelong
       friends, neighbors and some family members  to get
       federal  government   permission   to  exercise  a
       fundamental    right   or   face   prosecution....
       [E]xpanding  background   checks, at gun shows  or
       elsewhere, will not reduce violent crime or keep our
       kids safe in their schools.
                     - Chris W.  Cox, Executive Director,
                       National Rifle Association2

   tt James B. Jacobs is the Warren E. Burger Professor of Law at New York University
School of Law and the director of the Center for Research in Crime and justice. Zoe Fuhr
is a research fellow at the Center for Research in Crime and justice. The authors are
working on a book about the 2013 New York SAFE Act.
    1. Background Checks, EvERYTOWN FOR GUN SAFETY SUPPORT FUND, http://everytow
nrescarch.org/issuc/background-checks (last visited Apr. 26, 2017).
    2. Statement from Chris W Cox on U.S. Senate Defeat of Manchin-Toomey-Schumer
Amendment, NAT'L RIFLE Ass'N AM. INST. FOR LEGis. ACTION (Apr. 17, 2013), https://www.


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