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Wayne LaPierre

Claim:   NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre was disqualified from the draft due to a psychological condition.

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Example:   [Collected via e-mail, January 2013]

In the debate over gun control, a Facebook posting claimed that NRA Executive Director Wayne LaPierre would not qualify to get a permit to purchase a firearm today, of if pending legislation passes (not sure which) on grounds of a mental illness. This is based on a report thet LaPierre received a 4-F draft deferment for a "personality disorder," military speak for mental illness. True or False?

 

Summary:   Research in progress.

Last updated:   3 February 2013

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