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Crist says state should look at gun loophole

The glitch in Florida law that could allow someone being treated for mental illness to buy guns and ammunition like the shooter in the Virginia Tech tragedy should be reviewed, Gov. Charlie Crist said Monday.

"Sounds like something we should look at,'' the governor said, in response to a Miami Herald which explores the loophole in Florida's law.

Like the Virginia law, Florida's law attempts to prevent people treated for mental illness from being able to buy guns in stores. But, like the Virginia law, Florida's statute fails to include people who have been ordered into outpatient treatment. More here.


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