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    A new gun law?

    Has anyone heard of a new law....maybe NOT a law just yet....that a person buying a gun cannot transfer it to someone else? Such as in private sales?
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    There was a SCOTUS decision recently related to straw purchases: http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions...-1493_k5g1.pdf

    Maybe that's what you heard about.

    I don't think it makes straw purchases any "more illegal." It does seem to set precedent that could be used to prosecute more transactions as straw purchases though. But I am not a lawyer, and I'm not even particularly good at analyzing case law. Perhaps some of our more litigation-minded members can help out. . .
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    Hey Running Wolf. I heard about the straw purchase law, but the question asked to me was about private people selling guns here in Kentucky, if that has been changed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chief Ten Beers View Post
    Hey Running Wolf. I heard about the straw purchase law, but the question asked to me was about private people selling guns here in Kentucky, if that has been changed.
    Best I know--as an advocate from one state away who crosses your border quite often--is that there were no new firearms regulations passed in Frankfort during the recently-ended session. Certainly none to RESTRICT gun rights.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian D. View Post
    Best I know--as an advocate from one state away who crosses your border quite often--is that there were no new firearms regulations passed in Frankfort during the recently-ended session. Certainly none to RESTRICT gun rights.
    That's what I thought, but the question was asked me by a friend from church, and I didn't really know, so I figured the best way to find out is the forum. After all, who would know more about new gun laws than the good folks on here.
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    It has been reported that the SCOTUS had ruled in a case that pertained to individual's purchasing guns as gifts for someone else. Which could quite possibly be seen as a type of "Straw Purchase".
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    you'al are reinventing the wheel...
    http://forum.opencarry.org/forums/sh...58#post2070958

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