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View Diary: I bought an AK47 online last night ... almost (updated) (250 comments)

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    from manufacturers must be shipped directly to an FFL. Only FFL's selling new or used guns must conduct a background check.  No other seller is required to do so, hence 40% (estimated) of sales go without background checks of any kind.  However, FFL's are not very good at spotting a "straw purchase"-someone legally passing a background check and turning the firearm over to someone who is prohibited from possessing a firearm.  

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