ONE THING 2/7/17: CALL YOU SENATORS AND TELL THEM TO OPPOSE H.J. RES 40. Join the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and call your Senators today.
Read more here: http://www.bradycampaign.org/stop-hjr-40
1) The Senate is preparing to vote on a bill to revoke a rule finalized last year by the Social Security Administration. That rule strengthens our nation’s background check system for gun purchases by adding the names of people who are severely incapacitated by mental illness and unable to manage their own finances.
2) 1) The Social Security Administration is required by a 2007 law to send the names of dangerously mentally ill people to the gun purchase background check system. This rule just implements that long-standing law, closing a gap that has existed for far too long.