Congressmen Thomas Massie and Scott Perry explain the problem with false positives in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System

Mar 22, 2018 | Featured

Representatives Thomas Massie (R-KY), Scott Perry (R-PA), and Jim Jordan (R-OH) testified before the House Rules Committee on the Fix NICS portion of the Omnibus Spending Bill. Massie and Perry provide powerful statements on the “false positives” in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) system. Here is an example of how Crime Prevention Research Center research makes a difference.  Unfortunately, the House still passed this legislation as part of the Omnibus-spending bill.

(Wednesday, March 21st, 2018, 11 PM)

Op-ed in the New York Times: Background Checks Are Not the Answer to Gun Violence

At NYDY:The federal background check system is a mess;why won’t Democrats and gun-control advocates press to fix it?

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