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What individual freedom would I be losing if the USA required a clean psych eval as a condition for buying guns and ammo? None that I can see.

That's because you think a psych eval is like an HIV test, where there is an objective and reproducible result.


Telling another poster what they think and then basing the rest of your post on that strawman is sooo talkradio.

But this is written word. You can't go to commercial, come back, and have everybody forget that the basis for your argument is a strawman.

Psych evals aren't perfect, but as others have noted, firearms are serious business and we cannot let the quest for perfection be the enemy of practicality.

..and, we have appeals processes in this country.

Elliot Rodger would have blown like a cherry bomb in an appeals hearing by a competent evaluator.
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