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Texans outraged over plan to include SSA in gun background check system

FORT WORTH, Texas Texans are firing back at a federal plan to prevent some Social Security beneficiaries from buying guns if they don't or can't manage their own financial affairs. Some say the proposal which would have the Social Security Administration comply with procedures already in place to prevent gun sales to drug addicts, felons and more is the latest move by President Barack Obama's administration to restrict firearm use. "You don't get to just take away a fundamental right," said H. Sterling Burnett, a research fellow based in Rowlett for the Heartland Institute, a conservative and libertarian public policy think tank. "The president is looking...

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