Comments for: Maine lawmakers ignored public opinion, balked at sensible background checks

Posted July 05, 2013, at 6:58 a.m.

Recently Gov. Paul LePage thumbed his nose at the Maine public and vetoed the criminal background check law approved by the Legislature and by 89.6 percent of Maine residents polled by Maine Citizens Against Handgun Violence. In doing so he made the clear choice to continue to make it easier …

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