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Snap Poll: Majority opposes social media check proposal (access required)

59% against plan to research online activity of handgun license applicants

State Sen. Kevin Parker, D-Brooklyn, has proposed a bill that would require the police to check the social media activity and online searches of handgun license applicants and deny anyone who has published violent or hateful posts. Handgun applicants would to turn over login information to allow investigators to look at three years' worth of Facebook, ...
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