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The FBI lists 11 categories that should keep offenders from buying weapons including committing
any felony, being adjudicated for mental illness or having a drug conviction.
The NICS system requires state and local agencies as well as the military to accurately report
criminal history and other information. But for years, they have failed to upload these critical
records with no consequences for failing to follow federal law.
Enter the SCOTUS: The requirement that states upload this information constitutes an
"Unfunded Mandate", and thus cannot be enforced.
Congress responds: If your going to be that way, just forget it, we did!
You are going to spend the money one way or another. You are either going to hire
the manpower to enforce the laws on the books or you are going to buy body bags.
The NRA has estimated seven million offenders are not in the system.
The group supports better enforcement of the NICS system reporting requirements.https://www.cbsnews.com/news/nics-failure-national-instant-criminal-background-check-system/
Not enough yet? Why doesn't the ATF even bother to notify state authorities,
when prohibited persons attempt to by a firearm in their state?