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Americans Don’t Have the Right to Bear Just Any Arms

Americans Don’t Have the Right to Bear Just Any Arms

Newsweek ^ | 7/16/15 | Eichenwald

Posted on 7/16/2015, 10:47:15 AM by pabianice

…Unfortunately, the NRA has been working for years to make sure lunatics and felons can obtain guns as easily as possible… Then the NRA worked to weaken old rules barring the mentally ill from owning guns. In the past, because of concerns that an unbalanced person could relapse after treatment, the rules provided that anyone prohibited from having a gun for psychological reasons was banned forever. No more: Now a person committed to a mental hospital can, after getting out, petition a court for his guns. And by lobbying state legislatures, the NRA made sure psychiatric experts play a puny role in determining if a former mental patient should have a gun. Instead, in places like Idaho, state judges who are ill-equipped to make such a determination do it with no input from experts…

According to the NRA, every armed madman or criminal is a responsible, law-abiding good guy with a gun until the moment his first bullet splatters the walls with the brains and blood of innocent people.

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