From time to time, a law-abiding citizen will find themselves denied on a NICS check. There are plenty of reasons this happens. Maybe a criminal has a similar name, or maybe one was using the law-abiding person’s identity when arrested. Whatever the reason, the individual in question has never been convicted of a crime or anything else that should bar them from purchasing a firearm, yet here they are. Denied.
That means they need to appeal the denial. They want that fixed, so they don’t have to deal with such a problem in the future. I don’t blame them.
However, it seems the FBI has been a little reluctant to do much of anything about it.
Now, a lawsuit is underway to try and force the Bureau’s hand on the matter.
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