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By haoleia on Feb 14, 2014 05:00 AM
<P>Where Can I Get a Gun License</P>
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<P>The laws of gun control are highly subject to frequent change. Generally speaking, however, you don't need a license to buy a gun. A minority of states, including Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and the District of Columbia, require a license to buy a handgun. But only three require a license to buy a rifle or shotgun. Manufacturers and dealers have long required a license, as has concealed carry in most states. Also, a gun buyer must consent to a criminal background check at the time of purchase.</P>
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<P>The Federal Firearms Act of 1938 made it mandatory for all manufacturers, dealers and importers to obtain a license. Today, this federal firearms license (FFL) is available through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The application for the license is ATF F 5310.12, commonly called Form 7, Application for License (FFL). The form can be requested through the ATF website (see Additional Resources below), and requires fingerprints and photographs. There are 11 types of FFL, depending on whether the applicant is a manufacturer, dealer or importer, and the kinds of firearms with which they're involved (such as class III firearms called "destructive devices").</P>
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<P>In addition to the gun license required Stan Mikita Youth Jersey by the states listed in the overview, the federal Gun Control Act of 1968 prohibits certain types of individuals from owning firearms. According to the FBI, more than 100 million checks were made between 1998 and 2008, with more than 700,000 leading to denials. Decisions can be appealed by fax or email.</P>
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<P>Unlicensed gun ownership involves the storage of a firearm in the home www.officialhockeyauthentic.com/womens-youth-patrick-sharp-authentic-jersey-c-1_77_83.html or in a closed container when traveling. Carrying a concealed weapon on your person usually requires a separate gun license. Each state determines its own policy on Patrick Sharp Womens Jersey the concealed carrying of firearms and weapons. With the exception of Alaska and Vermont, which do not regulate concealed carry in any way, every state has some concealed carry licensing requirements. The majority of states are "shall issue" states, meaning only very minimal restrictions as to age and gun safety education are required to receive a concealed weapons permit. Some states have a "may issue" policy in which individual counties and cities have the final say in whether or not to issue a concealed carry permit. Illinois, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia have a "no issue" policy. The concealed weapons permit process begins by contacting your local municipal law Stan Mikita Kids Jersey enforcement agency or county sheriff's office.</P>
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