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Air Force admits to report it missed, Devin Kelley conviction, so that he can buy firearms; reaction and analysis on ‘the Five.’
Three major U.S. cities on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Ministry of defence for alleged non-implementation of the report of criminal convictions of people in the military, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the national gun background check database.
The lawsuit – filed by officials in New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco – according to one court, to submit to him to force the Pentagon to the Federal court for the review of the reporting requirements.
The Pentagon recently, it has failed to confirm it, comply with the requirements, Dating back to the 1990s.
“This failure has on behalf of the Department of Defense, led to the loss of innocent lives, saying the weapons in the hands of criminals and those who cause untold damage,” the mayor of New York Bill de Blasio.
The lawsuit argues that a Federal court, compliance with which would monitor, reduce the chance of a mass shooting like the recent tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
In this incident, the former flyer Devin Kelley 26 people shot to death in a Texan Church. Kelley was convicted in a military court, the domestic violence, but his case is not the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that would have prevented in the ideal case, to buy him a gun, the lawsuit claims reported.
“We can’t accept the level of gun violence in our country as “just the way it is”,” San Francisco-city attorney Dennis Herrera said in a statement. “Twenty-six people murdered in the Church can never be normal.”
The Pentagon had no comment on the lawsuit, although the inspector General, said at a Senate Committee earlier this month that there was “no excuse” for the military’s repeated compliance with the reporting requirements.
Most recently, military investigators found that almost one in three court-martialed beliefs, which should prevent the defendant from the purchase of weapons had to be missed.
NICS reporting requirement for all institutions of the Federal administration, including the military, and the regular, statutory compliance reports. The Federal law was strengthened in shootings after the 2007 mass at Virginia Tech.
The case is in the city of New York v. U.S. Department of defense.