- March 20 -
The Violence Policy Center's (VPC) Legislative Director Kristen
Rand will testify at a Special Investigations Briefing "Lying and
Buying: Using False Information to Obtain Firearms" to examine
loopholes in the national system for checking the criminal
backgrounds of gun buyers.
"The National Instant Background Check System (NICS) is the
first line of defense in the ongoing battle against illegal gun
trafficking. We need to be resolute in ensuring the efficiency and
effectiveness of NICS," Rand stated.
When: Wednesday, March 21, 2001
Where: 2203 Rayburn
The Violence Policy Center is a national non-profit educational
organization working to stop gun death and injury in America.