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Legislation Would Keep Guns Away from the Mentally Ill

Legislation Would Keep Guns Away from the Mentally Ill

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(KSL News) -- New legislation designed to keep guns away from the mentally ill is expected to get approval from Congress.

The House of Representatives will take up the gun bill tomorrow. It would give money to states that send mental health and criminal records to a federal database of gun-buyers.

Lawmakers who drafted the bill consulted with the National Rifle Association just after the Virginia Tech shootings.

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