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3 years 25 weeks ago, 3:43 PM

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When it comes to intrastate private transactions between folks that can legally own firearms, how many states (like IN) offer this?

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3 years 25 weeks ago, 7:27 PM

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Looking into each state a person was going to do such a transaction. There are some states that are fine with this and there are others that will send the FUDS knocking on your door like they did Weaver.

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3 years 25 weeks ago, 9:06 PM

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I know most states allow private-party sales at gun shows with no or little requirements. I think 17 states require background checks of some sort in order to purchase at gun shows. These states include California, New York, Illinois, Colorado, Oregon and others. As far as private sales between individuals that are not in the business of selling firearms and only sell "occassionally", I only know that Federal law doesn't require background checks or other registration. I haven't seen much in the way of state requirements on private part non-gun show sales.

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3 years 25 weeks ago, 11:14 AM

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here in illinois

you need an FFL dealer to make the transaction " legal "

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3 years 25 weeks ago, 1:35 PM

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private sales are not regulated beyond common laws.... don't sell to a minor, felon, nut case....

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3 years 25 weeks ago, 3:50 PM

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Same here

In my neck of the woods we have a little book come on once a week called a "Bargin Finder". And it has everything in it for sale such as cars'trucks,home furniture,and yes of course GUNS! all ya do is call the person who has the gun and ask about it and then go get it if ya have the money they are askin for said gun.

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3 years 25 weeks ago, 5:52 PM

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Ebear, I am so glad that I moved from Peoria!

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3 years 25 weeks ago, 7:24 PM

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Peoria..

A girl I almost married is a Vet in Peoria...

She says she loves it there, though, I guess the gun laws are a real bitch in Illinois.

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3 years 25 weeks ago, 8:01 PM

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is atleast more gun friendly than Chicago, I live in Elgin about 30 miles north, but i work in chicago.

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3 years 25 weeks ago, 6:03 PM

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Allows it,But be very careful as you might get robbed gun shows are not (or was) are not allowed to have this,But a lot of this gose on out side the show with no stopping,I saw one guy buying everything he could out side the show for cash$$ no one stop him,but they were legal guns bad thing no one knew him so if they get use to kill some one guss who's knocking at your door. lol ty

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3 years 25 weeks ago, 9:58 PM

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You are very correct about keeping a log of your private sales...

It isn't required, but, as you mentioned, if someone uses a weapon you sold them and they trail stops at yourself then you are in a world of hurt for the time being....

One other thing, it is seriously frowned upon to have a weapon stolen from your parked and lock vehicle. The Police really do not like that and there might be the possibility of being found Liable if it ends up in the hands of some kid who ends up dead playing with it or using it in the commission of a felony. Civil law is an oxymoron if there ever was one when it comes to deal with gun deaths....

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3 years 25 weeks ago, 7:13 PM

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Any FFL transfer

to a citizen requires a background check, by federal law. Person to person transactions (if you don't have an FFL) vary by state. So if you buy from a gun dealer at a gun show, they need to check you out with NICs too. Personal transactions are specifically defined in the law as someone who "“makes occasional sales, exchanges, or purchases of firearms for the enhancement of a personal collection or for a hobby, or who sells all or part of his personal collection of firearms.”
However, if you sell your registered handgun to someone who subsequently murders someone else with it, Tallguy's right-your door is the one they'll come knocking on. Also, you can get tagged for knowingly selling to a felon, drug addict, minor, or mentally unstable person.
Some states (think Cali is one) require all transactions to have NICs run.
Not sure where you would find a full list of states, but ND is one of the ones that doesn't further restrict firearms sales between individuals..

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3 years 25 weeks ago, 10:00 PM

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http://www.nraila.org/gunlaws/

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