Justice Dept. to Prioritize Prosecutions for Lying in Gun Background Checks
The guidance, expected to be announced in the coming days, allows the Trump administration to take action on guns without issuing rules that might inflame gun rights supporters.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department plans to ask United States attorneys to prioritize the prosecutions of prospective gun buyers who lie on federal background check forms, according to two law enforcement officials briefed on the decision.The request, part of a larger set of recommendations by the Justice Department expected to be announced in the coming days, would essentially enforce existin...
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