What Are The ATF, FBI and VA Doing To Conspire Against Veterans?

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This practice is outrageous!

We’ve touched on this issue on our Facebook page.  We could not find anything to dispute this story on fact checking sites like FactCheck.org and Snopes.com.

Sadly, this video and corresponding article are reporting a conspiracy by three powerful government agencies to disarm veterans, and in turn, any social security recipient who falls into a “financially incompetent” status as determined by the government.  And it’s not that hard to fall in to this category, all you have to do is check a certain box on a form!

What’s equally shocking is the (illegal??) sharing of confidential and personal information between departments with no recourse.

You can read a snippet of the article below.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is involved in a government effort to disarm America’s veterans and seniors who may lack the capacity to manage their finances…

New documents obtained by The Daily Caller reveal that ATF, a division of the Department of Justice, is working with the FBI and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter veterans who get VA benefits into the government’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System…

If a veteran is deemed incapable of managing his or her own finances, the VA sends his or her information to the FBI to be automatically added to the criminal background check system. For some injured veterans, their incompetence was determined merely because they signed up for auto-pay on their debit cards, because their wife gives them financial advice, or because they asked for an in-house assistant to help with chores. The VA sends this list to the FBI every month. At last count, there were more than 120,000 veterans in the government’s background check system…

And the story is getting bigger. The Los Angeles Times reported this weekend that the Obama administration is trying to get the Social Security Administration to provide information to the FBI on Social Security beneficiaries who can be prohibited from owning a firearm for some form of incompetence. The Times cited the VA’s strategy of using veterans’ financial records against them…

You can catch the video and read the entire story on The Daily Caller

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