2nd Amendment

Georgia removes names of hundreds of people with mental illness from federal gun database

Friday, January 15, 2016
Georgia Declines to Submit Names to NICS
The state of Georgia declined to submit the names of almost 500 previously involuntarily committed individuals to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System in 2015, despite no court order or doctor’s evaluation…

Court: Federal law barring firearm purchases of formerly committed people is unconstitutional

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
2nd Amendment Rights
Clifford Charles Tyler went through an “emotionally devastating divorce” 23 years ago, where his then-wife of 23 years allegedly ran away with another man and depleted their finances. After being found pounding his head into the floor…

New York’s no-gun list for people with mental illness expands dramatically

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
No-Gun List Grows
In the wake of the Newtown massacre, New York State passed the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) Act, requiring mental health professionals to report potentially dangerous patients for the purposes of creating a new database restricting…