Vermont governor signs sweeping gun control measures

Vermont governor signs sweeping gun control measures

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott, seen here in a file photo, signed the gun control legislation Wednesday. (CNN)Vermont Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday signed sweeping gun control measures — including limits on the size of magazines — that the Legislature passed last month after contentious debate. — Require all gun transactions to be facilitated by a licensed dealer who would perform background checks, except for law enforcement or military members acting within their duties, or for gun transfers between immediate family members; As he signed the measures, Scott, a Republican, called himself a Second Amendment supporter who owns guns and has hunted his whole life. But he said continued mass shootings in the United States and a recently foiled school shooting plot at Fair Haven Union High School in Vermont "forced me to do some soul searching." "I want every student and every school, every mom and dad, every victim […]

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