The Real Story Behind How Dylann Roof Got His Gun
By Penny Okamoto, Executive Director of Ceasefire Oregon
Dylann Roof, the man accused of killing nine people at a historic black church in South Carolina, was able to buy a gun despite the fact that a background check should have prevented him from doing so.
Roof managed to obtain the gun because of a rule that allows gun dealers to transfers guns under certain conditions even if the background check on the person seeking to buy the gun has not been completed.
More information available here: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2015/07/10/3679227/fbi-says-dylann-roof…