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Sheriffs, DOJ call for background checks when returning guns after domestic violence

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Gilman Halsted, Wisconsin Public Radio

Police and sheriffs' departments are teaming up with the Department of Justice to change a state law that prohibits them from performing the same mental health background checks a gun dealer does at a sale. At issue is returning weapons to people convicted of domestic violence.

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