Second Amendment Insanity

Or, who are you calling crazy? Congress votes down common-sense regulations requiring background checks for people with mental health diagnoses for which they are receiving SSI. The House by a 235-180 vote on Thursday eliminated regulations that required the Social Security Administration to report people who receive disability benefits and have a mental health condition to the FBI’s background check system. The NRA and other critics of the rule objected that the regulation could unnecessarily  interfere with the Second Amendment rights of people with minor mental health issues such as eating disorders or mental disorders that prevent them from managing their own finances. That position begs the question of how to keep guns away from people with mental disorders like schizophrenia and severe anxiety.

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