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Gun buyers in many states outside Illinois can avoid required background checks by seeking out unlicensed sellers at gun shows. This allows anyone to obtain a firearm with little to no oversight17.
Contact your U.S. representative to get rid of these gun-show loopholes by requiring these unlicensed sellers to conduct the same instant background checks as licensed dealers.
17The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence: https://www.csgv.org/issues-archive/gun-show-loophole-faq/