Last week, the US House of Representatives passed a bill [HR 2640 materials] that mandated improvements [JURIST report] in state reporting to the NICS. Had the NICS known that Virginia Tech shooter Seung-Hui Cho [Wikipedia profile] was under a court order [text] to undergo psychiatric treatment, he would have been barred from purchasing the guns he used in the attack. The Savannah Morning News has more.
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