FBI Pressured People to Give Up Their Gun Rights, Documents Show
By Erich Pratt
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has pressured Americans to “voluntarily” give up their Second Amendment rights, which is potentially illegal, according to newly disclosed documents.
FBI officials were found to have had a number of Americans fill out a form that said they want the FBI to make it illegal for them to purchase or own guns forever because of a mental health condition.
A national gun rights group, Gun Owners of America (GOA), is demanding the FBI remove these records from the background check database by Oct. 8 and that Congress enforce the removals.
“We’ve learned the FBI had no business disarming these individuals. They did not pose a threat to society. The FBI actions were wholly unlawful,” Aidan Johnston, GOA’s director of federal affairs, told The Epoch Times.
Fifteen people filled out the forms, according to documents GOA acquired through a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit.
The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NISC) is how licensed gun dealers can check if a purchaser can legally own a gun.
The completed “self-submission” forms show people gave their mental health records to the FBI and signed to accept that “completion and submission of this form will result in denial of my right to purchase, to possess and to