© 2024 WSIU Public Broadcasting
WSIU Public Broadcasting
Member-Supported Public Media from Southern Illinois University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Biden plans to close 'gun show loophole,' expand background checks for firearm sales

The Biden Administration announced a new rule Thursday requiring anyone who sells guns to run background checks. The clarification aims to tackle the “gun show loophole” by forcing background checks at flea markets, on social media and at gun shows.

We get the latest from NPR’s Deepa Shivaram.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2024 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

As a WSIU donor, you don’t simply watch or listen to public media programs, you are a partner. By making a gift, you help WSIU produce, purchase, and broadcast programs you care about and enjoy – every day of the year.