NY Governors: Repeal Gun Records Policy

NEW YORK- New York Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand…

NEW YORK- New York Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling for the repeal of federal policy requiring records of gun background checks be destroyed after 24 hours.

The Democratic lawmakers say the Tiahrt Amendment restricts police from using gun trace information. They say such information is crucial to cracking down on illegal gun trafficking and reducing gun violence.

Schumer and Gillibrand are urging President Barack Obama to reinstate a 90-day retention period.

Obama has said he supports the repeal of the amendment.

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  • RThomas Boyer

    Well Kersten, Wecome to to the NFL of politics. NFL means not for long. See ya! You too Sound Bite Chuck! Beat it!

  • lorddunsmore

    Gillibrand was quick to turn into an anti. But, as they say, political power breeds corruption. But, her problem will be loosing a liberal challenge in the Dem primary and then having betrayed Upstate, no where to go.