The Senate nixed an Obama-era rule that could block some people receiving Social Security disability benefits from being able to buy a gun.
Senators voted 57-43 to strike down a regulation that requires the Social Security Administration to report people who receive disability benefits and have a mental health condition to the FBI’s background check system.
The database is used to determine eligibility for buying a firearm. The Senate’s move will send the resolution of disapproval — which passed the House last week — to President Trump’s desk, where he is expected to sign it. …Read the Rest