Brian Sandoval

How gun-control advocates tried to make it harder to buy guns in Nevada

How gun-control advocates tried to make it harder to buy guns in Nevada

Nevada has long been a place where people can buy and sell guns with relatively little restrictions, and now it's proof that changing gun laws isn't easy.

As the state leans further left politically, gun-control advocates have come tantalizingly close to making it much harder to get guns in Nevada. But for every step state gun-control advocates have taken, they've been pulled back several more.

Nevada voters technically approved criminal background checks for private gun sales in November. On Sunday, as Stephen Paddock fired at hundreds of Las Vegas concertgoers from the 32nd floor of his hotel, both sides in the gun debate were inching closer to a legal battle over whether to...

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