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Credit Card Companies Will Help Monitor Gun Sales

In an effort to track gun sales, Visa, Mastercard and American Express "will add a new merchant category for firearms retailers, a victory for gun-control advocates who have pressed the financial industry to do more to help curb mass shootings," per The Wall Street Journal. "Until now, gun shops were often categorized as specialty retailers or durable-goods sellers—categories that include a much broader collection of companies."

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