In-Depth: Rep. Larry Bucshon Discusses Stronger Background Checks with Brad Byrd

Published 05/27 2014 10:16PM

Updated 05/27 2014 10:18PM

In tonight's Eyewitness In-Depth, we're talking more about the debate on gun control after the shooting near the University of California Santa Barbara on Friday. Elliot Rodgers killed six people and wounded 13 others Friday night before taking his own life. A law enforcement officials says Rodgers passed a background check to buy the firearm in the shooting despite a history of mental health issues.

Brad Byrd sits down with Congressman Larry Bucshon to talk about the need for stricter background checks for purchasing firearms in relation those with mental illnesses. Congressman Bucshon also discusses his new proposed legislation calling for more psychiatric support for veterans in VA clinics.

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