Pennsylvania’s state representatives owe no apologies for supporting House Bill 1010 and its companion, Senate Bill 777, states an editorial for The Delaware County Daily Times.

The bills, introduced by Rep. Steve Santarsiero and Sen. Vincent Hughes respectively, would close the loophole that allows private sales of long guns to go through without a background check. These measures are common sense, and our legislators need not assume an apologetic tone for supporting them.

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