Defense Dept. sued over gun-check system failures

Defense Dept. sued over gun-check system failures

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2017, file photo, investigators work at the scene of a deadly shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. New York City, San Francisco and Philadelphia filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, Dec. 26, against the Defense Department, saying many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren't reported to the national background check system. A Defense Department failure allowed a disgraced former Air Force member to buy a high-powered rifle and shoot 26 people to death at the church. (Jay Janner/The San Antonio Express-News via AP, File)

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