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Mark Kelly Breaks the Law as a Strawpurchaser

Ticked Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 8:09 PM
Just got a look at Chucky Schumer Proposal - Mandatory Background Check Bill (S. 374) Read Chuck Shumer’s proposed mandatory background check bill, this thing is ludicrous. There’s a poorly worded exception for hunting and “sporting purposes,” as well as gifts to family members. What that means is if you go on a trip for more than 7 days and leave your guns at home unattended with a roommate, its now a felony under this law. Tthis applies if you leave your guns with your spouse, but don’t transfer them as a gift. I'd post more, but TH limits us. I'm now convinced the left wants to start a conflict.

Over the weekend, husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and anti-gun advocate Mark Kelly purchased as AR-15 at Diamondback Police Supply in Tucson, Arizona. The reason? According to Kelly, he was proving a point about the amount of time background checks take to conduct and won't keep the AR-15. In fact, his plan all along was to give it away to the police.

When you purchase a firearm at a federally licensed dealer, you must fill out an ATF 4473 form. It is a felony to lie on the form and say you are purchasing a firearm for...