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19 January 2011

Washington Post

An old policy memo from the Clinton administration paved the way for accused Arizona gunman Jared Loughner to buy his first firearm. Put in place by then-Attorney General Janet Reno, the policy prohibited the military from reporting certain drug abusers to the FBI, which manages the national list of prohibited gun-buyers, federal officials said. Loughner attempted to enlist in the Army in December 2008 but was rejected because he failed a drug-screening process, Army... (GunPolicy.org)

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