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Tue Jun 21, 2016, 02:49 PM

THE NEW Senate Bipartisan Gun Control Proposal

From C-SPAN

Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and a bipartisan group of senators unveiled the Terrorist Firearms Prevention Act of 2016, which would prevent people on the No Fly List or the Selectee List from purchasing firearms.

Mitch McConnell has said he will give this a vote!

Terrorist Firearms Prevention Act of 2016

The bipartisan “Terrorist Firearms Prevention Act of 2016” would prevent people who are on the No Fly List or the Selectee List from purchasing firearms. If our government has determined that an individual is too dangerous to fly on an airplane, that person should not have the opportunity make a legal firearm purchase. Due process principles require that Americans denied their right to purchase a firearm under this provision have the opportunity to appeal this denial to a federal court.

What the Amendment Does:

1. Gives the AG the authority to deny firearms sales to individuals who appear on the No Fly List or the Selectee List.

2. Provides a process for Americans and green card holders to appeal a denial in U.S. Court of Appeals and to recover their reasonable attorneys fees if they prevail.

3. Sets forth a procedure for protecting classified information during the appeal.

4. Protects ongoing FBI counter-terrorism investigations by giving the AG the discretion to allow gun sales to go forward to individuals covered by this Act.

5. Includes a “look-back” provision that ensures prompt notification to the FBI if a person who has been on the broader Terrorism Screening Database (TSDB) within the past five years purchases a firearm.


Another chance to email and call your senators to support this legislation - Senator Collins "No Fly, No Buy" amendment!

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Stuart G Jun 2016 #1

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Tue Jun 21, 2016, 04:11 PM

1. Deserves some consideration...how much..?? don't know entire bill....nt

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