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  1. ATCclears

    4.69M background checks in March

    I assume ammo shortages will continue. https://americanmilitarynews.com/2021/04/new-record-4-69-million-gun-background-checks-break-single-month-record-in-march/
  2. DB is Here

    Washington  Washington & Oregon AG's approve legislatures to enact CA BGC's on Ammo.

    https://bearingarms.com/cam-e/2020/06/24/ags-states-checks-ammo-purchases/
  3. doubblea

    Washington  New Washington Resident Purchasing Guns

    Hello all, first post here. I moved to Washington in the middle of June, but just got my new license last week. I heard rumors of needing to be a resident for 90 days before being able to purchase a handgun. Is this true? Am I considered to have been a resident for 90 days, or just a week? Any...
  4. T

    PROCESS FOR BACKGROUND CHECK POST JULY 1

    With the changes in transferring a firearm after July 1st I have some questions. Is there still a 4473 form filled out and local LE requests a NICS check? The reason for the question is I have a UPIN and cannot pass NICS if the number isn't submitted with the background check request. Form 4473...
  5. Koda

    Oregon  penalty for not doing a background check

    Prohibition from gun ownership for life.... Man who illegally transferred gun used in murder-suicide goes to jail
  6. RicInOR

    National  S42 A bill to require a background check for every firearm sale.

    S42 | US Congress 2019-2020 | Background Check Expansion Act | TrackBill (Also SB42) Private Party Sales. How a Freedom Becomes a Felony An excerpt: "... the pending bills are an unconstitutional expansion of congressional power specified in the Commerce Clause of Article 1, Section 8 of the...
  7. A

    Oregon  SB 501 will do away with online background check process?

    In section 8. (2) (d) of the SB 501 bill it only provides for a telephone method as requirement to complete background check processs with OSP. Does that mean no more online background checks for FFLs? That should rile up the FFLs. " (d) The gun dealer shall request by telephone that the...
  8. A

    Oregon  Does SB 501 Section 7 require background check for ammo transfers? I say it does.

    Sorry if I missed it being discussed in the other sb 501 threads but I haven't seen it discussed. I believe Section 7. (1) lays out the requirement to complete the same background check process for your 20rnds of ammo as is required for transfer of firearm. Am I misreading it? SECTION 7. (1)...
  9. muppetman

    FFL for Transfer / background check WA - Tukwilla / Seattle

    I'm looking for a reputable and reliable FFL / Dealer to transfer an AR Pistol and lower in and around the Seattle / Tukwilla region. Looking for good price and ease of process. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks in advance
  10. rdb241

    National  HR8, More Back Ground Checks at the Federal level

    House Democrats to Introduce National Universal Background Check Bill Today - The Truth About Guns
  11. RicInOR

    Other State  Background Check Law Had No Impact on Gun Deaths

    Johns Hopkins Study: California’s Background Check Law Had No Impact on Gun Deaths | Jon Miltimore Study does not find population-level changes in firearm homicide or suicide rates in California 10 years after comprehensive background check and violent misdemeanor policies enacted...
  12. RicInOR

    National  Background Check System

    SURE, YOU CAN TRUST THE GOVERNMENT TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE: DOD: Incompetence Led Air Force Not to Share Shooter’s Criminal Records With FBI: ‘The failures had drastic consequences and should not have occurred.’ “The investigators found the same mistakes were repeated over and over again by...
  13. Sporting Systems

    Background check changes in WA - verified details included

    The Gunshot Not Heard Across Washington - (updated post from this AM) With the click of a mouse, some data came to light that is waking up gun owners across Washington State. Effective July 1, 2019, Washington’s FFLs (Federal Firearm Licensee) will no longer run NICS checks for residents with a...
  14. HKUSP

    Background check system down today?

    I went into Bi-Mart today (around 3:30) to pick up a Ruger 10/22 takedown that I had a raincheck for. I filled out the 4473 and when the lady started to enter my info. there was a database error on the screen. The other lady said that it shouldn't effect anything. After she she entered my info...
  15. justcuz

    National  Dem's push Ammo background check

    The Ammunition Background Check Act of 2018 aims to close the latest so-called loophole, with one Dem claiming, “You do not have the right to bear bullets.” Several states require background checks or permits, but a national requirement was eliminated by President Ronald Reagan when he signed...
  16. Hawaiian

    Oregon Background Check Statistics.

    Here is a pretty detailed report on firearm background checks in Oregon. http://www.oregon.gov/osp/ID/docs/FICS/2016FICSUnitOverview.pdf
  17. Dyjital

    National  Background Check Person Must Pay for Firearm?

    Ok.. So I'm at the counter yesterday going to purchase a Kimber Micro 9 and I check with the wife, she says wait.. I'll buy it with my rewards card tomorrow. So I place a 24hr hold and walk out of store. Today I come back, she is between a few scheduled events and is there to pay. Background...
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