Even as the revelation that Pentagon shooter John Patrick Bedell bought one of his weapons from a Las Vegas gun show gives ammo to gun control advocates looking to force private sellers to conduct criminal background checks, West Virginia has passed a law restricting investigations into the state’s gun show sales. More specifically, “The Legislature passed a measure Saturday that targets anyone who tries to entice a firearms dealer or private seller under circumstances that the individual knows is unlawful.” Phillyburbs.com also reveals from whence the initiative originated. “The bill addresses a tactic employed by New York during stings conducted last year at seven guns shows in Tennessee, Ohio and Nevada.”

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