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White House wants to make it easier for law enforcement to use ‘smart guns’

White House wants to make it easier for law enforcement to use ‘smart guns’

Publication Date: 
Friday, April 29, 2016

The White House issued a set of recommendations Friday aimed at curbing the illegal use of firearms by making it easier for federal, state and local agencies to purchase “smart guns” that would function only in the hands of specified users. The measures include a proposed rule that would allow the Social Security Administration to report beneficiaries with mental health problems to the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

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