Fla. Newspaper Joins List Banning Gun Classifieds

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http://www.newscoast.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20030924/NEWS/309240569/1060 Another newspaper, the Sarasota, Fla., Herald-Tribune, will stop accepting classified ads for firearms. The decision stemmed from the case of Mark Williams, a convicted felon with a restraining order for domestic violence. Williams, of Bradenton, Fla., could not pass a federal background check to buy a gun. Police say that in April, he used a classified ad to buy a semiautomatic handgun and later the same day shot his . . .

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