FBI To Start Using A 2nd Database For Gun Background Checks

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NPR.org—Dylann Roof was able to buy a gun two months before the Charleston church massacre because of a background check error. A new plan by the FBI aims to fix what critics call the "Charleston Loophole."

Millions of new records added to gun background check system. The Federal Bureau of Investigation will add a major database to the nation’s gun background check system, giving examiners access to millions of new law enforcement records. The news was first reported Tuesday by The Trace. The addition of the National Data Exchange, or N-DEx, could have kept a gun out of the hands of Dylann […]