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Christie Todd Whitman served as the governor of New Jersey from 1994 to 2001 and is an advisory committee member of the Women's Coalition for Common Sense, the bipartisan initiative founded by former US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The views expressed are her own.
(CNN)Last year in a Houston suburb, police arrested a man with a criminal history who couldn't pass a criminal background check but who bought a gun one place where the checks aren't required: through a stranger he met online.