Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis
Of course if there's no federal record of a person being mentally ill, there's not much point in doing a background check at all. But it gives politicians something to mug in front of the camera about. And their favorite voters a way to feel like 0+0 equals 1.
There's always a point in doing a BG check. Just cause the fed may or may not have a record of who has been ruled mentally I'll doesn't mean there shouldn't be universal BG checks.