Skip to comments.Justice Dept. Studied and Shelved Ideas to Bolster Gun Database
Posted on 12/15/2012 1:44:29 PM PST by bgill
But behind the scenes at the Justice Department, around March 2011, officials said, Mr. Holder asked then-assistant attorney general Christopher Schroeder, then the head of the Office of Legal Policy, to examine gun control issues and come up with solutions to problems that he identified...
Some of the proposals involved longstanding ideas or improving on steps that had already begun to resolve known problems with the background check system. For example, after a Virginia Tech student killed 32 people and wounded 17 others in 2007, it emerged that a state judge had adjudicated him mentally ill two years earlier, but that information was not in the F.B.I. database.
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Wasn't Eric in hip-deep with the whole Fast and Furious mess around that time?
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