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qdemn7 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-20-07 10:12 PM
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98. Yes I do
From MSNBC http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18217741/site/newsweek

But Rand and othersincluding federal officialssay that enforcement of the provision in the law barring the mentally ill from buying handguns has been erratic at best. More than 20 states dont report any mental health recordsincluding court records of mental commitmentsto the FBIs National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), the central federal database for background checks on firearm purchases, according to Paul Bresson, a FBI spokesman. Other states, including Virginia, do report some records,

WHY don't these states reports? Have courts said no? Is the medical community resisting? Is is simple laziness? Is it it due to lack of money? Why isn't it mandatory that all states report to NCIS?

1) REQUIRE that all cities, counties and states report all persons "adjudicated as mentally ill" to the NCIS. No exception, no excuses.

(2) Fund said requirements as necessary (no unfunded mandates).

Number 2 is easy, number 1 is the hard part.
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