FBI error leads to racist hate crime

FBI error leads to racist hate crime

Gun owners know that more laws doesn’t lead to less crime. USA Today is reporting that an FBI error on the South Carolina racist shooter’s background check allowed him to purchase the handgun used in the murders.

The Columbia police report included information that Roof admitted to drug possession, which would have triggered a denial by the FBI NICS review process. That information was never seen by the reviewer because the FBI’s database did not include Columbia police contacts in its check of Lexington County, where Roof had been held after the arrest.

Let’s get better at enforcing the laws that we have before we start talking about new ones.

“We are all sick about what happened,” Comey said, adding that he has ordered a review of the gun background check process.

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Shawn Herrin

As a certified NRA instructor, fervent shooter and IPSC competitor, safe, responsible, ethical and legal gun use are my passions. Whether handloading, practicing, studying or reviewing items, I am constantly focused on guns and shooting. Staunch supporter of the Bill of Rights and very proud American.

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