Democratic Effort to Tie Gun Purchase to Terror Watchlist: A First Step or a Dangerous Precedent?

Democracy Now!
June 23, 2016

Democrats taking part in the House sit-in are pushing for votes to expand background checks for gun purchases and to curb the sale of weapons to people on government watchlists—a proposal strongly opposed by the American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Constitutional Rights, among other groups. Democracy Now! spoke to Vincent Warren, executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights.

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June 23, 2016