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  •  If he was convicted, his data would've gotten (0+ / 0-)

    entered into the FBI NICS and when he went to buy that shotgun, he would've failed the background check.

    We could argue about what he might've done after that, but the problem here isn't that he bought a firearm with no background check. It was that he was able to clear one (and retain top secret clearance [or whatever level security clearance he had]) even though there were situations where prosecution should have taken place.

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