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  •  The laws regarding background checks (1+ / 0-)
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    Patango

    apply the same everywhere, or at least everywhere within a specific jurisdiction (states having different laws, etc.)

    You might be the last person who believes that the gun show loophole actually exists.

    Politics means controlling the balance of economic and institutional power. Everything else is naming post offices.

    by happymisanthropy on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 09:51:05 AM PST

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    •  You know thats not true (2+ / 0-)
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      peterfallow, tytalus

      If you're not a registered firearms dealer, but simply a collector and you are selling privately owned guns at a gun show or flea market, no background checks are required. Even Wayne LaPierre acknowledges that.

      Feel free to disagree with me, but don't cast aspersions that I'm some kind of idiot while you're not being totally honest:

      You might be the last person who believes that the gun show loophole actually exists.
      •  asdf (0+ / 0-)
        If you're not a registered firearms dealer, but simply a collector and you are selling privately owned guns at a gun show or flea market, no background checks are required. Even Wayne LaPierre acknowledges that.
        ... or anywhere else.  The same laws apply generally.

        Politics means controlling the balance of economic and institutional power. Everything else is naming post offices.

        by happymisanthropy on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 10:47:24 AM PST

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