"Vets Rights Are Being Violated" Says Senator

By: Christine Kennedy
By: Christine Kennedy

Veterans second amendment rights to bear arms are being violated, according to Senator Richard Burr.

He and 14 other lawmakers have introduced legislation to change that.

Currently, when a Veteran seeks help from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the VA may determine they're unable to manage their own financial affairs and appoint a fiduciary.

When that happens, they are deemed as mentally defective and may be prohibited from purchasing a firearm.

The legislation Burr and others introduced would end that practice.

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