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Domenic Lether teaches his girlfriend Ngozi Ogbeni how to shoot a Smith & Wesson .357 magnum revolver at a target range at the Los Angeles Gun Club on December 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Tighter gun control is a top priority for Democrats in the state Senate this year. One of the bills would require bullet buyers go through background checks first. It's a plan that's already in place in parts of California.
From the California Report, Scott Detrow has the story.