How did the Texas gunman who murdered 26 people in a church on Sunday manage to buy a gun despite an assault conviction on his record?
“Someone was not doing their job,” Glenn said on today’s show.
The Air Force admitted earlier this week that the gunman’s domestic assault conviction was not properly entered into a federal database that could have prevented him from purchasing the firearm he used to mow down around 50 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
Glenn detailed the shooter’s sordid history: an assault conviction and a one-year sentence in military prison, an escape from a mental health facility, and two investigations for alleged sexual assault. How was this guy not flagged as a problem after being found guilty of punching his stepson and fracturing the child’s skull?
“Despite all that, he still passed five background checks after his assault conviction because somebody didn’t do their job,” Glenn said.
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