Gun Limits for the Severely Mentally Ill

This rule would restrict access to firearms for individuals with severe mental disabilities.

This rule has been repealed.

H.J. Res. 40 is sponsored by U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Texas).
S.J. Res. 14 is sponsored by U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa).

NEWS AND RESOURCES

Sen. Deb Fischer (R) Questioned at Nebraskan Town Hall on Why She Voted YES to Allow Severe Mentally Ill to Get Guns
Digby’s Blog: March 19, 2017

Social Security Administration Rule: Prohibiting Records for Severe Mental Illness
Everytown for Gun Safety: January 1, 2017

Gun Safety Comments
Everytown for Gun Safety: July 5, 2016