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Speaking at a large pro-gun rally at the Vermont statehouse this week, state Sen. John Campbell told law-abiding Vermonters they would need to undergo criminal background checks before buying guns.
“The major issue in this bill people are concerned with is expanding the background checks to all sales,” Campbell said. “There are people—probably 99.9 percent of the people here—who think the federal background checks are all you need, you don’t need to have it between personal sales.”
The Windsor County Democrat and Senate president pro tempore is sponsor of a bill that requires Vermonters to undergo criminal background checks …read more