Gun Laws

Washington State Begins Enforcing New Gun Background Check Law

December 15, 2014 | posted in: Gun Laws, Privacy | by

Share:Washington has begun enforcing Initiative 594, a law which expands the use of background checks to cover virtually all gun sales, including private and online sales. This makes all gun buyers go through the same process regardless of where they buy a gun. The type of check being conducted—the FBI’s National Instant search—is far from..

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Removing Background Checks from Gun Sales in West Virginia

June 5, 2014 | posted in: Gun Laws | by

Share:Individuals with a concealed handgun permit will no longer have to submit to a background check when buying a gun from a licensed dealer in West Virginia. The Attorney General has ruled that the process of obtaining a concealed handgun permit qualifies as an alternative to a background check as defined in the Brady Handgun..

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