This report analyzes newly released FBI data showing millions of records identifying seriously mentally ill people and drug abusers are missing from the NICS database because of lax state reporting. The data also show that 52 of 61 federal agencies that are required to submit records have not done so.
The 50-state analysis identifies which states are best and worst at reporting, and examines the strategies that have helped some states succeed.
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Title: Fatal Gaps: How Missing Records in the Federal Background Check System Put Guns in the Hands of Killers
Publication date 2011-11-15
Publication Year 2011
Mayors Against Illegal Guns
North America / United States
, mental health
, rights restoration
, gun rights
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