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17 January 2008

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

Federal funding intended to keep people with mental illness from buying guns is prompting Wisconsin lawmakers to reconsider supporting the federal system of background checks. Wisconsin is among 17 states that do not provide the federal government with mental health records on residents who should be barred from owning guns. State officials cite privacy concerns in their refusal to identify Wisconsin residents who are mentally ill. Some state lawmakers have been... (

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