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Senate Passes GOP Bill Making Gun Background Checks Free

The Senate has passed a bill to make background checks on gun sales free, although it wouldn’t make them mandatory.


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Governor Flooded With Calls On Gun Bill

Nevadans are vocal when it comes to their opinions on a recent gun bill passed by the legislature.


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Background Check Bill Faces Hearing

A bill requiring background checks for private gun sales faces a hearing today.


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Gun Bill Advances In Legislature

The state Senate has narrowly approved a bill requiring background checks for private gun buyers.


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Nev. Senators Consider Universal Background Checks

A bill requiring universal background checks for gun purchases in Nevada has passed a Senate committee.


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Reid Votes Against Gun Bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who supports expanded background checks for gun buyers, ended up voting against the bill.


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Heller To Vote Against Background Check Bill

Senator Dean Heller says he will vote against a bipartisan bill supporters hope will prevent gun violence.


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Nevada Senate Advances Gun Bills

Nevada lawmakers have endorsed two bills restricting access to firearms for mentally ill people when it is determined they are a danger to themselves or others.


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Poll: Nevadans Support Background Checks

A new survey finds more than 80 percent of Nevadans support criminal background checks for gun buyers.


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Gun Background Checks Up In Nevada

Nevada saw more requests for gun background checks in the days after the school shooting in Connecticut than any other weekend this year.