OPINION: The rush to a bad gun-control law

April 16, 2013 at 12:06 pm in The Daily Republic

Currently, background-check records must be destroyed within 24 hours, preventing that data from being used for other purposes. But the Reid bill and Toomey-Manchin make exceptions for private transfers, and the latter also eliminates standard privacy protections for mental-health records used in the background check system.
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