When the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Protecting Our Kids Act on June 8, it incorporated the Prevent Gun Trafficking Act sponsored by Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill.
Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress. She is vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Taskforce.
The Prevent Gun Trafficking Act puts special attention on straw purchases. A straw purchase is a way around the illegal purchase of a firearm. The true purchaser uses a second person to make the transaction so that his or her name is not associated with the . . .
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