[OT] Re: sellers market - firearms

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Thu Mar 25 08:36:37 1999

At 05:53 PM 3/24/99 -0500, "bluoval" wrote:
>It is in Georgia, at least w/ handguns sold in stores.

   ALL guns sold in stores require some form of wait or back-ground check.
That's part of the Federal law (Brady Bill). But it doesn't apply to
private sales.

  Individual states may have restrictions on private sales but I'm not
aware of any other than California, New York and some of the other New
England states.

  What part of Georgia are you in?

>Joe wrote:
>> At 04:26 AM 3/24/99 -0000, you wrote:
>> >>> First, they couldn't do the background checks or check for stolen
>> >> The first is a given, but its not an excuse, its the law.
>> >
>> >No, it's not, at least under Federal and California laws. Other states
>> >have jurisdiction, although some of them seem to think they do.
>> It's not the law in Florida either. But E-bays action is nothing new.
>> Lots of news-papers and TV stations are refusing to carry gun ads, even if
>> it's a private sale. Funny, since the papers and TV stations are always
>> screaming about "freedom of the press" when it comes to publishing things
>> like the names of rape victum or other things that have no reason to be
>> published.
>> Joe
Received on Thu Mar 25 1999 - 08:36:37 GMT

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