The Washington Times-Herald

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January 25, 2013

UPDATED: Local guns are going fast

(Continued)

WASHINGTON —

“All the rest of (the executive orders) are a violation of the Second Amendment,” Loughmiller said.

One of the facets of gun control that has been debated about is the gun show loophole that allows private sellers to sell guns without running background checks. Neither stores sell at gun shows.

Loughmiller believes in background checks for everyone wanting to purchase a gun, whether it be in his or another store or at a show.

“If someone can’t fill out a form and have me call it in, they don’t need to be owning a gun,” Loughmiller said.

The Washington Conservation Club has run a local gun show since the city parks department stopped doing a show four years ago. According to club officials, they plan to hold a show this year.

It is a requirement of the club's show that all gun sellers have a federal license and background checks are made for all gun buyers at the show.

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