FBI Erroneously Labels James O’Keefe a Felon in NICS Background Check System - Granite Grok

FBI Erroneously Labels James O’Keefe a Felon in NICS Background Check System

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has a problem and a lawsuit. James O’Keefe who is not a convicted felon has been listed as a felon in NICS and has been denied his Constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

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When asked why the FBI has denied his ability to purchase a firearm, the FBI disclosed O’Keefe is falsely identified as a convicted felon on the NICS (National Instant Criminal Background Check) list. He has never been convicted of a felony.

“The lawsuit is being filed in the Southern District Court of New York seeking an order requiring the FBI to remove him from this list as required by law under 18 U.S.C. § 925A,” said Jered Ede Esq., who is representing O’Keefe.

“Notably, the FBI has not disclosed what information it is relying on to place him on its watch list,” Ede stated in the complaint filed with the court.

James O’Keefe is a good friend of GraniteGrok and New Hampshire so we look forward to his vindication.

Those who expose powerful people and refuse to be intimidated can attract that sort of attention. We’ve had our share of lawsuit theater around here though the curtain never seems to open on Act I. James is playing on a much larger stage and is no novice to lawsuits and false accusations on a national stage. And yes, he has some ideas about how he ended up on NICS. Here’s a teaser…

…Watch the entire video here.