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Republicans are attaching the bipartisan Fix NICS Act to a separate proposal that would treat concealed carry permits like driver's licenses.
Republicans may be using a modest, bipartisan gun control measure to pass a pretty sweeping gain for Second Amendment advocates.
The measure is called the Fix NICS Act. It would put more pressure on federal agencies and states to report crimes to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, or NICS. Ideally, this would help keep guns out of the hands of convicted criminals.
The proposal would ensure a person's concealed carry permit in their home state is valid in any other state that also allows concealed carry.
House Republicans are trying to attach the Fix NICS bill to the concealed carry proposal — in effect to win Democratic votes for the latter.
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