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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Philip Van Cleave
The federal government is moving to crack down on what it says is a burgeoning scam where people who are not allowed to own firearms under their own name create a trust or corporation, and then legally have the gun transferred to that trust.
Emboldened by a new Republican majority in Richmond, some 200 people rallied on Capitol Square Monday to push gun-friendly legislation, hours before a crowd occupied the same space to commemorate victims of gun violence.
Thursday's point-blank slaying of a Virginia Tech campus policeman is sure to renew the gun control battle in all its fury before the General Assembly next month.
Two lawmakers said they'll push for tougher gun controls, including stricter limits on high-capacity ammunition magazines.
Mr. Van Cleave said that the effort is more about scoring political points than improving public safety.