House to vote on 'gun-show loophole'

SANTA FE (KRQE) — New Mexico appears well on its way to becoming one of the first states to pass stricter gun-control measures.

The state House is expected to vote today on the Firearms Transfer Act.

The law would require background checks for private sales of handguns, rifles and shotguns at gun shows.

Gov. Susana Martinez is expected to sign the bill once it clears both the House and Senate.

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New Mexico (change)

New Mexico is located in the southwestern region of the U.S. Inhabited by Native American populations for many centuries, New Mexico has also been part of Imperial Spain, part of Mexico, and a U.S. territory.
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Governor: Susana Martinez
Lieutenant Governor: John Sanchez
Attorney General: Gary King
Secretary of State: Dianna J. Durán

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