Nevada group starts petition for gun background checks

“Backers included religious and law enforcement leaders as well as state Sen. Justin Jones, D-Las Vegas, who sponsored similar expanded gun background check legislation in the 2013 session.

‘We know background checks help keep guns out of the hands of felons and the mentally ill,’ Jones said, whose group says some 40 percent of gun sales are through private means.”

Read the entire article at the Las Vegas Review Journal here.