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Nevada Sen. Ben Kieckhefer, R-Reno, speaks on the Senate floor at the Legislative Building in Carson City, Nev., on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Kieckhefer is pushing a bill that require faster reporting to prevent gun purchases once a petition seeking involuntary commitment is filed. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison)

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Bill hastens curbing gun rights for the mentally ill

A Nevada state senator who supports a Republican-backed gun bill said buying a gun is not a fundamental right and due process might need to be sacrificed if it means keeping guns away from people who are dangerously mentally ill.

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