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Posted: 10/19/2002 8:48:37 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/19/2002 8:49:22 PM EDT by Hydguy]
[url]www.jointogether.org/gv/news/summaries/reader/0,2061,554798,00.html[/url]
U.S. House OKs Adding Mental-Health Records to Gun Database 10/17/2002 The U.S. House of Representatives approved the "Our Lady of Peace" bill, which will require states to add mental-health records to the national instant background check system, Newsday reported Oct. 16. The bill is in response to a fatal shooting at the Our Lady of Peace church in Lynbrook, N.Y. In March, Peter Troy, who has a history of mental illness, fatally shot Rev. Lawrence Penzes and parishioner Eileen Tosner. Troy was able to pass a federal background check and buy a semi-automatic gun because his mental-health records had not been forwarded to the national background-check system. Under the $1.1 billion bill, states would receive funding over three years to add their mental-health records to the national system. The bill moves on to the U.S. Senate for consideration. It is expected to pass before this congressional session ends.
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Just another way to deny people of their rights...... How many gun owners will ever go to a doctor if they really need help now that this is close to being passed??
Link Posted: 10/19/2002 9:13:22 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 10/19/2002 9:19:52 PM EDT
apparently the insane dont care...
Link Posted: 10/19/2002 9:56:07 PM EDT
Probably has to do with the question on form when purchasing weapon. " Have you ever been Involuntary committed to a mental institution or mentally adjudicated?". That last word sounds kinky. They just don't want the certified wackos buying guns, so that is their claim for building yet another data base. I am sure glad there are no wackos lurking around here......HA
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