Firearm and Explosives Background Checks Involving Terrorist Watch List Records

Larence, Eileen R.
June 2009
GAO Reports;6/22/2009, p1
Government Documents
The article presents a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) submitted to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security based on its review of the firearm and explosives background checks involving terrorist watch list records. It states that the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken actions to better use information from firearms and explosives related background checks for counterterrorism purposes, but still some improvements can be made.


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