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Cook County sheriff hopes state lawmakers back proposal to outlaw 'ghost guns'

12 days ago   |   By WGN TV

COOK COUNTY, Ill. - Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart wants state lawmakers to crackdown on untraceable "ghost guns."
Dart argues that the growing number of the "ghost guns" in Chicago must be addressed in Springfield.
The handmade guns are typically purchased as do-it-yourself kits on the internet - which allows buyers to bypass background checks.
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