STATEMENT: Gillum is “Deeply Worried” about Background Check Gap

STATEMENT: Gillum is “Deeply Worried” about Background Check Gap

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum released the following statement today after a news report shows that nearly 20 percent of mental health record are entered late into the background check database:

“After the tragedies of Parkland and Pulse, I’m deeply worried about this news that our state’s background check system has such a wide information gap. As Governor I’ll put this problem at the top of my list on Day One to make sure we keep Floridians safe from gun violence.”

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