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VA, Printing Office May Proceed With Anti-Suicide Gunlock Plan

Sept. 27, 2019, 8:32 PM

Two federal agencies may proceed with their plan to procure suicide prevention gun locks, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims said.

Protester Veterans4You Inc. couldn’t show that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is unlawfully working with the Government Printing Office to seek a contractor, Judge Lydia Kay Griggsby said.

The VA has adequately explained and documented the reasons for its decision to employ the GPO to conduct the solicitation, the court said.

The record shows that the VA has encountered difficulty in the past procuring printed gunlocks and wallet cards, the court said.

The court also found that the ...

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