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Mon Oct 2, 2017, 09:44 AM

Remember: Trump Signed Bill Revoking Obama-Era Gun Checks for People With Mental Illnesses

FEB 28 2017, 8:39 PM ET

President Donald Trump quietly signed a bill into law Tuesday rolling back an Obama-era regulation that made it harder for people with mental illnesses to purchase a gun.

The rule, which was finalized in December, added people receiving Social Security checks for mental illnesses and people deemed unfit to handle their own financial affairs to the national background check database.

Had the rule fully taken effect, the Obama administration predicted it would have added about 75,000 names to that database.

President Barack Obama recommended the now-nullified regulation in a 2013 memo following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, which left 20 first graders and six others dead. The measure sought to block some people with severe mental health problems from buying guns.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/amp/trump-signs-bill-revoking-obama-era-gun-checks-people-mental-n727221

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BigmanPigman Oct 2017 #1

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Mon Oct 2, 2017, 09:57 AM

1. Yes actually, I DO remember it.

It was another of his anti Obama bills that he has been signing non stop since Jan.

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