"Tightening Up" of Firearms
Transactions Continues"

By George Devinny. September 1, 2023

The administration is determined to continue with erosion of freedoms and probably top of the list is ongoing legislation towards further devaluing the Second Amendment. "Guns are bad" is the mantra as it has been for a long time but with little consideration for the gun rights of the law abiding citizen, while criminal usage seems to almost get a pass - punish the majority for the sins of the few.

More rules have appeared (a fallout from The 'Bipartisan Safer Communities Act'), which will do little to actually reduce criminal acquisitions of firearms, while further complicating an already irksome system.

From Whitehouse.gov, 8/31/23:

"Another Life-Saving Step to Keep Guns Out of Dangerous Hands"

Today, the Justice Department has announced a proposed rule to specify what exactly the new definition in the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act means on the ground. If finalized, this proposed rule would mean the following for people who are not selling guns in order to make money: If you have a gun you no longer need, and you want to sell it to your family member, you do not need a license to sell it. If you buy and sell curios or relics or "collectible" personal firearms as a hobby, again, you do not need a license. But, if you are offering a firearm for sale to make money, and telling a customer that you can purchase and sell him additional firearms, you would presumptively need a license—and need to run background checks. The same is true if you repetitively offer for resale firearms within 30 days of when you purchased them. The proposed rule includes a number of other situations where, in civil and administrative proceedings and absent reliable evidence to the contrary, it will be presumed that you need a license. .....


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