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Senator Wants Better Mental Illness Reporting For Firearm Background Checks

Democratic Senator Justin Jones wants to close background check loopholes in Nevada, including stricter reporting of mental illness for people who want to buy firearms. In an editorial published in the Las Vegas Sun,  Jones announced he will introduce legislation that would improve colloboration between law enforcement and mental health professionals and ensure a background check is performed for every gun sale. We'll talk with Sen. Jones about his bill. 

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State Sen. Justin Jones, Democrat, District 9

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