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Some in California want tougher gun background checks

by Scott Detrow, KQED | Take Two

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As the U.S. Senate takes up gun legislation in Washington, DC , Dr. Gary Lampert (L), a co-owner of the National Armory gun store, helps Cristiana Verro consider fire arms on April 11, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

California has one of the toughest gun background check systems in the country, but that's not stopping people from buying more and more firearms.

KQED's Sacramento Bureau Chief Scott Detrow takes us through the screening process that some lawmakers want to make even tougher.

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