TITLE

TERRORIST WATCHLIST SCREENING: FBI Has Enhanced Its Use of Information from Firearm and Explosives Background Checks to Support Counterterrorism Efforts

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;5/5/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports in recommendations from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to include firearms and explosives background checks on suspected terrorists. It states that GAO found that suspected terrorists underwent and bypassed explosives and firearms checks because they lack prohibiting information including illegal immigrant status and previous felony convictions. It also mentions that such guidelines would protect the rights, freedoms, and liberties of suspected terrorists.
ACCESSION #
50800287

 

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