background checks http://ripr.org en Ban The Box Legislation Becomes Law http://ripr.org/post/ban-box-legislation-becomes-law <p>Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed the “ban the box” legislation into law.</p><p></p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:47:08 +0000 Catherine Welch 18562 at http://ripr.org To NICS or Not to NICS? Mental Health, Guns, and Background Checks http://ripr.org/post/nics-or-not-nics-mental-health-guns-and-background-checks <p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><span style="">Here's one piece of</span></font> legislation proposed by Attorney General Peter Kilmartin today as part of a package of gun safety bills:</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 19:51:32 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 13295 at http://ripr.org Kilmartin: Expand Background Checks for Nursing Homes http://ripr.org/post/kilmartin-expand-background-checks-nursing-homes <p>Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin wants to institute a national background check for nursing home workers. Federal grant money – and some extra costs for nursing homes – are at stake.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:01:51 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 11533 at http://ripr.org Kilmartin: Expand Background Checks for Nursing Homes