US air force failed to submit dozens of records to gun background check system

Force had not submitted records of Texas shooter’s domestic violence. Air force says ‘the error in the Kelley case was not an isolated incident.’ An investigation into the US air force’s failure to report criminal records to the nation’s gun background check system has already found “several dozen” records that should have been submitted and were not. The investigation comes after the mass shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, which left 26 people dead. The day after the murder the air force announced that the shooter should have been barred from legal gun ownership because of a 2012 conviction for abusing his wife and stepson. Continue reading…

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