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The Brady background check is an effective and quick method of screening gun buyers to prevent sales to restricted persons. This effectiveness makes certain aspects of current gun-control legislation obsolete including inter-state transactions. I urge the immediate introduction and enactment of legislation that will modernize federal gun control laws to take advantage of current background check technology. As an example, as a Utah citizen, I should be able to walk into a gun store or gun show in any other state in the Union, show appropriate ID, complete the appropriate form(s), submit to the Brady background check in that state, and buy any gun that is legal in that state and bring it home (provided that gun is also legal in Utah). I should even be able to conduct the same inter-state transaction from home via mail or fax. All we need is for Congress and the president to remove this obsolete infringement of our Second Amendment right.