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Justice Dept. Bars Use Of Gun Checks Records

Thursday, December 6, 2001

The Justice Department will not allow the FBI to check its records to determine whether any of the 1,200 people detained after the Sept. 11 attacks had bought guns. "We intend to use every legal tool available to protect American lives," said assistant FBI director John Collingwood, but adding that "applicable law does not permit" the background check records to be used "for this purpose."

Read About it : NY Times



POSTED: Thursday, December 06, 2001


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