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American TV personality Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman says he supports tougher restrictions for gun owners in the U.S.

Speaking to Newsmax on Thursday, Chapman said gun owners should be required to carry a “mental health card” from their doctor that states they are qualified to carry a firearm.

“Here’s my idea after 40 some years of experience. You need a mental health card from a doctor that says you qualify to be able to own a gun,” Chapman told Newsmax host Eric Bolling.

“You have to have a mental evaluation, believe this or not, to be a psychologist. You have to have a mental evaluation to be a police officer, a fireman. There are so many jobs in America where you have to have a mental evaluation.”

Chapman also suggested stricter punishments for so-called “ghost guns,” or homemade weapons that have no serial numbers.

“OK, so they’re going to buy hot guns without serial numbers? They are going to be punished for five years,” Chapman said.

A group of senators on Wednesday introduced legislation that would require residents to acquire a Department of Justice license before purchasing or obtaining a legal firearm. The bill would also raise the legal age for obtaining a firearm to 21 years old.