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karlrschneider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-18-07 03:54 PM
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21. I think he meant the intended purpose of it failed.
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  -Cho (VT gunmans) gun purchase was ILLEGAL. the background check FAILED. davepc  Apr-18-07 03:28 PM   #0 
  - Ouch...  beevul   Apr-18-07 03:33 PM   #1 
  - If he was flagged by the NICS (National Instant Criminal Background Check System)  davepc   Apr-18-07 03:35 PM   #4 
     - Cho was probably never checked at all.  Breeze54   Apr-18-07 04:03 PM   #33 
     - If he wasn't in the NICS database,  formercia   Apr-18-07 04:32 PM   #41 
  - I'd definitely call that an abject failure of the background check system.  kestrel91316   Apr-18-07 03:33 PM   #2 
  - Reagan started this crap  Juniperx   Apr-18-07 03:34 PM   #3 
  - The NICS was part of the 1993 Brady Bill  davepc   Apr-18-07 03:39 PM   #7 
  - Mental health disqualification predates Brady. It has been in force since the 60s  Solo_in_MD   Apr-18-07 03:53 PM   #20 
  - I'm talking about mental health... not guns... n/t  Juniperx   Apr-18-07 04:05 PM   #35 
     - another Republican failure. They've underfunded and destroyed the mental health system for years  davepc   Apr-18-07 04:26 PM   #38 
        - Yep  Juniperx   Apr-18-07 04:29 PM   #40 
  - I don't want family members having that kind of power over each other  kgfnally   Apr-18-07 03:50 PM   #17 
     - There's a huge gap in that reasoning...  Juniperx   Apr-18-07 04:09 PM   #37 
  - So, the "gun control" advocates were wrong. No surprise.  Alexander   Apr-18-07 03:36 PM   #5 
  - There you go, using logic...  Juniperx   Apr-18-07 03:38 PM   #6 
  - Seconded.  TheFriendlyAnarchist   Apr-18-07 03:41 PM   #11 
  - The gun control advocates put that law on the books  jpgray   Apr-18-07 03:40 PM   #8 
     - The problem here was enforcement, and the Brady bill had nothing to do with it.  Alexander   Apr-18-07 03:52 PM   # 
        - The NICS was part of the brady campaign, no? Don't spew propaganda--think.  jpgray   Apr-18-07 03:55 PM   #23 
           - He's right.  davepc   Apr-18-07 03:57 PM   #25 
              - So clearly, the brady campaign had something to do with it.  jpgray   Apr-18-07 03:58 PM   #26 
                 - I thought it was a reply to another post. I support the '93 Brady Bill  davepc   Apr-18-07 04:00 PM   #28 
                    - The AWB was essentially a graceless attempt to ban weapons of military design  jpgray   Apr-18-07 04:04 PM   #34 
  - K & R  karlrschneider   Apr-18-07 03:40 PM   #9 
  - Or could it be?  loyalsister   Apr-18-07 03:47 PM   #13 
  - OK - other then the question on the 4473, how does "mental history"  jmg257   Apr-18-07 03:40 PM   #10 
  - Don't forget HIPPA....  virginia mountainman   Apr-18-07 03:47 PM   #15 
  - It was legal  shadowrider   Apr-18-07 03:47 PM   #12 
  - I've heard there's a distinction between voluntary and involuntary committal to a mental hospital  piedmont   Apr-18-07 03:47 PM   #14 
  - How do you know the background check failed?  Eric J in MN   Apr-18-07 03:48 PM   #16 
  - I think he meant the intended purpose of it failed.  karlrschneider   Apr-18-07 03:54 PM   #21 
  - He was only sent for observation  shadowrider   Apr-18-07 03:54 PM   #22 
  - Who needs a background check in Virginia?  George Oilwellian   Apr-18-07 03:52 PM   #18 
  - Not just gun shows. Classified ads and other private party sales.  piedmont   Apr-18-07 03:59 PM   #27 
  - or you can lie on the form you fill out when you buy a gun from a dealer and the computer does not  davepc   Apr-18-07 04:01 PM   #31 
  - Except he didn't buy it at a gun show N/T  beevul   Apr-18-07 04:02 PM   #32 
  - my take on this..where was homeland security?? there should have  madmom   Apr-18-07 03:53 PM   #19 
  - They're too busy feeling up grandmas at the airport.  karlrschneider   Apr-18-07 03:55 PM   #24 
     - BWHAHAHAHAHA!!!  Karenina   Apr-18-07 06:33 PM   #44 
  - He voluntarily checked himself in - and thanks to our super gun laws, that's ok.  AZBlue   Apr-18-07 04:01 PM   #29 
  - You're Dead Wrong On Both Counts. It Was Legal And It Did Not Fail.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Apr-18-07 04:01 PM   #30 
  - You're correct  shadowrider   Apr-18-07 04:07 PM   #36 
  - If the dealer did a NICS check of Cho  formercia   Apr-18-07 04:29 PM   #39 
  - VT shootings = another success for the NRA  MethuenProgressive   Apr-18-07 06:00 PM   #42 
  - Mental defective  Thothmes   Apr-18-07 06:12 PM   #43 
  - Keep trying...you'll eventually find a way to justify your gun lust  jgraz   Apr-18-07 07:15 PM   #45 
  - (AP) Rules Should Have Barred Cho's Weapons Purchase  davepc   Apr-19-07 10:15 PM   #46 
 

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