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Biden Was Right on Veterans Before He was Wrong; Now Congress Tightens the Reins

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In March, we reported on an appropriations rider that corrected a longstanding and shameful practice by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) of reporting beneficiaries to NICS as “mental defectives” prohibited from having guns, merely because they had been determined to need financial oversight. President Biden grudgingly signed that provision into law, enraging his anti-gun supporters, who immediately began a misinformation campaign that leveraged harmful and inaccurate stereotypes about the beneficiaries and misrepresented the meaning of the law. Meanwhile, the VA was forced to stop its reporting, sparking demands from anti-gunners that it find a new way to ban its beneficiaries from having guns.

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