FAKE NEWS: NYT, NYDN, HUFFPO REPORT GOP HELPING MENTALLY ILL GET GUNS

[2/16/17]  The New York Times (NYT), the New York Daily News (NYDN), and The Huffington Post (HuffPo) are responding to the Senate vote to repeal the Social Security gun ban by accusing GOP lawmakers of helping the mentally ill get guns.

The House of Representatives voted to repeal the Social Security gun ban on February 2, and the Senate followed suit on February 15.

NYT reacted with an editorial titled “Congress Says, Let the Mentally Ill Buy Guns.” The NYDN ran an editorial titled “Gun Crazy: Making It Easier for the Mentally Troubled to Get Guns.” HuffPo ran a column titled “Congress Just Repealed Rules to Keep Guns from the Mentally Ill.”