Skip to comments.State Announces Initiative To Improve Mental Health Reporting To NICS
Posted on 05/08/2013 12:52:40 AM PDT by Daffynition
Before Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people and wounded 17 more at Virginia Tech in 2007, he was able to purchase firearms because his mental health history had not been reported to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.
Now, using federal grant money made available in response to that school massacre, Connecticut is creating a database of individuals who are disqualified from owning a gun for mental health reasons, part of a nationwide effort to strengthen the federal background check system by improving state reporting.
The new system captures both Probate and Superior Court records to include people who have been involuntarily committed to a mental health facility and those who have been found incompetent to stand trial or not guilty due to insanity. It is expected to be completed by July 1 and will comprise records from the past 14 years.
(Excerpt) Read more at courant.com ...
“In the Soviet Union, dissidents were labeled schizophrenics, thrown into psychiatric hospitals and drugged just for questioning the government. It wasn’t until the Soviet demise that officials grasped the difference between criticism and mental illness.”
What could go wrong?
Liberalism is a mental disease....we’ve proved that time and again.
Let’s get started. ////sarc
Hmmmmm...oh, we could get a Governor like CT who says things like this:
**On April 7 when Malloy gave a TV interview on CNN with anchor Candy Crowley. In the interview, Malloy said, “What this is about is the ability of the gun industry to sell as many guns to as many people as possible, even if they’re deranged, even if they’re mentally ill, even if they have a criminal record. They don’t care.’’**
And pass gun laws, like Obamacare...and not know what is in the law...just so we can *feel* that we have done *something.*