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New Maine Dem Gov. Won't Back Universal Background Checks

New Maine Dem Gov. Won't Back Universal Background Checks

Published Friday, January 11, 2019

On Tuesday, newly elected Maine Governor Janet Mills, a Democrat, made a statement that she had no interest whatsoever in signing a bill to create a universal background check law for the state — no doubt disappointing her supporters, some of whom most likely voted for her hoping for more gun control. Mills had a reputation before the 2018 election for being involved in gun control measures that had been passed in Maine in recent years, but we reason that her involvement may have been overstated.

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