FYI! This is reminding of the movie Minority Report on the pre-mental status. The assumption game is going to be played out! North Carolina folks watch your radar for another firearm background check beyond mentally ill. More at the link below: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/20...o-expand-firearm-background.html#.UryLGGd3ucx States should make background checks for firearm buyers a stronger tool to prevent gun violence by focusing not only on applicants with mental illness but also on whether they have been violent or abused alcohol or drugs, a group of experts says. At the same time, it should be easier to temporarily confiscate the weapons of people who do have mental health issues. And law enforcement should have more authority to remove guns from those who pose an immediate or even possible, credible threat to themselves or others, according to a report issued this month. For those measures to work, the report concludes, all firearm transfers should require background checks.