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New bill to help close the loophole on renting guns

Posted: 1:45 PM, May 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-04 17:45:34Z

A new bill introduced in the state house would close a loophole that allows people who can't buy guns to rent them.

The legislation would require that anyone who rents a gun go through the same FBI background check they would go through if they were buying one.

Right now there are no laws requiring background checks for renting a guns.

This bill comes after a murder in Lansing in March.

A man shot his ex-girlfriend with a gun he had stolen from a shooting range.

Timothy Olin rented the semi-automatic handgun that was used from total firearms in mason.

He used that gun to kill both Rachael Duncan and himself.