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Guns For The Mentally Ill

One of Trump’s first acts as president made it easier for the mentally ill to buy guns.

In February last year, the president signed a bill to overturn Obama-era regulations that restricted people with severe mental problems from buying guns. Those restrictions had been put into place after the 2012 massacre of schoolchildren in Newtown, Connecticut, by a young man with a history of mental illness.”

Annalisa Merelli & Heather Timmons

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