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originally posted by: Dryson
Who now has the guns to protect themselves?
originally posted by: Metallicus
On second thought, why did I even bother responding to this.
n its 1997 decision in the case, the Supreme Court ruled that the provision of the Brady Act that compelled state and local law enforcement officials to perform the background checks was unconstitutional on 10th amendment grounds.
The original legislation was introduced into the House of Representatives by Representative Charles E. Schumer  in March 1991,[
he Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act (Pub.L. 103–159, 107 Stat. 1536, enacted November 30, 1993), often referred to as the Brady Act and commonly called the Brady Bill, is an Act of the United States Congress that mandated federal background checks on firearm purchasers in the United States, and imposed a five-day waiting period on purchases, until the NICS system was implemented in 1998.