Accuracy in Media

From the Free Beacon:

The letter, first reported by The Hill, was sent to VA Secretary Robert McDonald by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R., Ga.). It questions the standards used by the agency to determine which veterans are deemed incompetent and, therefore, unable to own a firearm. The standards have led to the agency adding more than 257,000 vets to the FBI’s background check system as prohibited purchasers. That amounts to more than 99 percent of the total number of people identified in the system as “mentally defective.”

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