House Republicans are calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan to bring a vote to a bill that will increase the accuracy of background-checks for gun buyers.
From The Hill: A group of House Republicans is calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to bring to a vote a measure aimed at bolstering the accuracy of the nation's background-check system for gun buyers.
In a letter led by Rep. Leonard Lance (N.J.), the GOP lawmakers called on Ryan to allow "immediate consideration" of the Fix NICS Act, which would push federal and state agencies to comply with existing laws and more accurately report criminal records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
"The Fix NICS Act, would greatly improve the sharing of mental health and criminal record information between state and local agencies and the federal background check database," the lawmakers, many of whom are members of the moderate "Tuesday Group," wrote.
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