The House passed a background check bill that would allow federal authorities more time to conduct background checks on would-be gun purchasers. The bill faces long odds of being adopted in the Senate. In this photo handguns for sale are lined up in a display case at Frontier Justice in Lee’s Summit, Mo.

The House passed a background check bill that would allow federal authorities more time to conduct background checks on would-be gun purchasers. The bill faces long odds of being adopted in the Senate. In this photo handguns for sale are lined up in a display case at Frontier Justice in Lee’s Summit, Mo.