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Congress Votes to Make it Easier for the Mentally Ill to Get Guns

Congress Votes to Make it Easier for the Mentally Ill to Get Guns

Congress is making it easier for mentally ill people to buy firearms, after the Senate voted 57-43 to approve to H.J.Res. 40 on February 16. The resolution, expected to be signed by the President, will undo regulations implemented by former President Barack Obama that would have prevented an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able... Read More
Obama Mental Health Orders: Small But Welcome Steps for Gun Safety

Obama Mental Health Orders: Small But Welcome Steps for Gun Safety

President Obama’s recent executive orders on mental illness and gun safety are small but welcome steps to tighten federal regulations to help prevent guns from getting into the wrong hands. The orders represent the White House’s latest attempts to take action to reduce gun violence in light of the Read More