New bill introduces 72 hour wait to purchase guns

Anyone who wants to buy a gun in Vermont will now have to wait 72 hours.

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The bill was passed by the Vermont legislature on Friday.
It aims to reduce suicides and community violence.
In addition to the 72 hour wait period, the legislation will create a crime of negligent firearm storage, and it expands the state’s extreme risk protection orders.