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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Laura Kippen
Almost all first-time gun purchases in 2012 were made at retailers or other venues where background checks are required, according to a study that suggests that most such sales are already subject to the strict checks that have become the centerpiece of the gun control debate.
"Prior to purchasing a first gun, most have had some form of instruction, formal or informal," said Laura Kippen, the author of the study. "After the purchase, approximately two-thirds of first-time gun buyers obtained some form of training for their gun."