June 2016 Legislative Report

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Legislative

  National Senator Durbin (D-IL) Blocks Bill to Restore Rights to Veterans The Department of Veterans Affairs has reported hundreds of thousands of veterans to NICS and prohibited them from possessing firearms if they had an appointed “fiduciary” to manage their benefits. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced an amendment to a Veterans Affairs Appropriation Bill that would have prevented the VA from reporting veterans without an adjudication that included a finding of dangerousness. Unfortunately, that amendment was blocked from being considered by Senator Durbin. Social Security...

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