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Friday Morning News Roundup

Friday Morning News Roundup The basics in the President’s plan to reduce gun violence: 1. Making background checks universal. Obama wants every single gun owner to go through a proper background check, so that it can be determined whether they have a criminal history or diagnosed mental illness. He wants Congress to close the gun show loophole that allows people at gun shows, and private buyers of used weapons, to avoid getting checked. He will also, through executive action, urge private sellers to conduct background checks, even if they aren’t mandatory. 2. Improving state reporting of criminals and the mentally ill. While all

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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