October 21, 2017

Trump Repeals Rule Designed To Block Gun Sales To Certain Mentally Ill People

Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to the crowd after speaking at the National Rifle Association convention in May 2016. The NRA supports the repeal of the Obama-era rule.

The president signed a measure into law that rescinds an Obama-era rule aimed at blocking gun sales to certain mentally ill people. The rule would have deemed about 75,000 people mentally incapable.

(Image credit: Mark Humphrey/AP)

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