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Laws about firearms can be very different from place to place. Laws dictate who, when, where, and how a gun may be carried, or in what situations it may be fired. Violation of gun laws have serious consequences, so it is important to check and double check what your rights and responsibilities are.
I think that you can apply for a permit to own a sporting rifle or shotgun pretty easily. "Assault weapons" are banned. Getting a handgun permit is a lot harder and you have to be a member of a shooting club or have other good reasons for wanting a handgun, and even then you cannot have a small...
As I understand it, BB gun rifles require a firearms I.D. card to purchase. A BB gun pistol requires a 'pistol' permit to purchase. Figure it out ??????? Wonder when they will get down to assault weapons, like a baseball bat, kitchen knife, etc, etc.....
"Bear Arms and Permission to Form a Well-Regulated Militia" I knowthe most talked about topic is Gun Control, But the U.S have beendealing with this Problem for a long time, so give them a chance todo right. The second amendment doesn't help us today, actually thisamendment is the most trouble one....
District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 US ___ (2008) There is no distinction, because the US Supreme Court decided in favor of Heller and struck down the District of Columbia gun control law as unconstitutional under the Second Amendment. For more information, see Related Questions, below.
New York, Massachusetts, and Virginia.
there was 14 states in the union and 11 out of the 14 had to pass it.
First you must be at least 18 years of age or older. You must be a citizen of the USA and have no felonies. The process varies in every city as you must also comply with state, federal, and city law. Most cities have you apply for the permit at your local police station. The process consist of a...
It depends on what state you are in, call your states attorney general or your state police and ask them for the pertinent laws including section, chapter and paragraph then look them up yourself just to be sure. In Texas you can have a long gun anywhere in your vehicle, you can have a pistol...
It was to make people feel safe because they are protected withthere fire arms the weapons are not bad it is what you use them fora famous saying the only enemy's for guns are rust andpolitics.
well if you wat to take the chance buy one out of state and bringit back or you could just move out of state
It depends on what you mean, but basically, gun laws affect all felons.
Laws may vary.Some parks and woods allow BB Guns while others dont.
I am sorry, but no one under indictment of or convicted of a felonyare eligible of obtaining a concealed carry permit in the state ofOhio.
It isn't generally illegal to carry on a boat, assuming you can otherwise legally carry a handgun, however, it may be illegal in certain locations. If you are on a federally controlled waterway, it is probably illegal, or some states may have restrictions. Added: Check the laws of your particular...
You can send it to congress/ Senate, which delivers it to theBranches to read, but most likely they will not get to read yourson time, because with all the topics this decade brings, massivepiles of letters are knocking to the doors of congress, so youcould take the stand in opening speeches in your...
The founding of the second amendment is George Mason.
You must have watch the news about the kid who was shot for holdinga BB gun in public, You are allowed to purchase and fire aBB/Pellet gun, but can ONLY in private such as your backyard,inside of your home, or in Airsoft events. You cannot fire or showto the public, however you are permitted to...
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Because during the Revolutionary War (Era Due to the writing ofConstitution and Bill Of Rights) They allow the permission ofowning guns to defend yourself.
The information below is correct. To give you the short answer,UNLOADED rifles and shotguns MAY be mailed in the US Mail, handgunsmay NOT be mailed except by licensed dealers and manufacturers. Seethe USPO Domestic Mail manual, under Restricted Mailings. TRANSFERof ownership of a firearm across a...
No, you do not need a license for a bb gun since it can not belethal.
Yes.It is illegal in all states. except for authorized areas designed for use of airsoft/bb guns. When carried outside in public must be stowed away in a type of carrier. Airsoft/bb guns are prohibitted to be in sight outside of these authorized areas.you will be fined, fines vary in each state but...
The Second Amendment states the right to bear arms of the people. The actual text states "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
i had been done with my parole for almost eight years when someone broke into my car,i shot this man six times with a co2 powered bb gun,not only did the punk press charges and win,i lost my car and was given a two year sentance,i live in california and was a non violent non non drug ...
There are no states that fully enforce the ban of all firearms.
More specific information would be needed as to who exactly this "Meg W" is. A Google search seems to have turned up several different individuals who use "Meg W" as their handle.
The controversy is caused by the way the amendment was worded: A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. Do the first few words mean that the right to keep and bear arms is just for militia (i.e.,...
There is no age limits other than the age recommendation on thepackage and instruction for the bb gun.
You are probably looking for the National Firearms Act of 1934- but they have been making gun laws in the US since the 1600s. Like the ones that required the Pilgrims to take their muskets with them to church.
It depends on the circumstances. Where are you? Are you a felon? How old are you?
2nd amendment is the only one that protect all the others. Every government that turn on their people start with gun registration and move to confiscation. With out protection you at the mercy of the government.
The Supreme Court has only granted certiorari for a few cases focusing on gun control since its decision in US v. Cruikshank, 92 US 542 (1875), that gun regulation is a states' rights issue not subject to federal statutes. The most recent cases indicate the Second Amendment interpretation of the...
Reckless driving is considered a misdemeanor, and the federalstatutes do not prohibit any such thing. You need to look at yourstate and local statutes to determine what regulations they may ormay not have,
It depends upon how the national laws are worded and the definition of firearm. In some countries a firearm is definied as a device capable of launching a metal projectile through a metal barrel, in other places it may require the use of chemical reaction (gunpowder) or air to launch the projectile....
The right to "keep and bear arms."
Yes. The law only prohibits the ownership FIREARMS. Air guns andthose powered by compressed gas do not qualify as firearms.
This all depends on where you live. In the USA they are not considered firearms but in other countries they are considered firearms and heavily regulated. In the USA they have regulations that vary by state and county. There are also laws pertaining to air rifles but in the strict sense they are not...
The second amendment was passed to ensure that the citizenry would always have the ability to oppose a tyrannical government.
Depends on the laws of where you are.
It depends on where you are. In the U.S. each state sets its own requirements for getting permits, so you have to contact the agency or oganization that handles that and see what they tell you.
A felon may not purchase, possess, or be allowed access to ANY type of firearm in ANY state, territory, or commonwealth of the United States. This is federal law, and applicable across the whole of the United States.
No, there are some places off-limits by law, even with a permit...all states have a few. According to handgunlaw.us, in Florida, the places off limits are: · Any place of nuisance as defined in s. 823.05 · any police, sheriff, or highway patrol station; · any detention facility, prison, or...
In accordance with Massachusetts state law: Chapter 269, Section 12: Air rifles; possession by minors; shooting No minor under the age of eighteen shall have an air rifle or so-called BB gun in his possession while in any place to which the public has a right of access unless he is accompanied...
Many factors determine the price of a used air rifle or pistol. The condition of the rifle, the make and model, the collect-ability and the caliber just to name a few. An example, a Beeman P3 made in Germany in Excellent condition sells for $175 but a knockoff ( Looks exactly like a P-3) Chinese...
yes it is legal in new york and used by many people
This question should be directed to the court in the state where the felon lives. Any answer given here might be misunderstood and cause more problems for the felon.
Yes, as long as you follow all the NFA rules.
An outright ban on guns would result in a large amount of weapons being confiscated, but criminals will almost certainly break this law, making the situation worse. More than half of the American population support gun ownership, but at the same time just as many believe there should be stricter...
It depends on where you are. In the U.S. each state has its own process. In some states (such as TN) you have to take a class first, then apply for the permit through the state. In some other states (such as MS), you don't have to take the class, you just apply. Yet in some other states, you apply...
-The Right to bear Arms -That's mostly it... there are MINOR details added to it...
It is used for basic training for active or unactive troops or to teach the new bread of children how to use a weapon and to defend family or your local busnisus.
By technical definition, a paintball marker is not a firearm, butmore so in the airgun category (as it's usually powered bycompressed air rather than the expanding gases from the combustionof flammable materials, i.e. gunpowder or propane [exceptions doexist for the latter material as few...
No. If you're in another state, and find a handgun you wish to purchase, then you would have to have it shipped to an FFL licenced dealer in your home state. You would then pay the receiving fee and fill out the Form 4473 with the dealer in your state before you took possession of the handgun. If...
The answer depends on the type of firearm and your local laws. . Australia . You have to be over 12 to have a license and 18 to own a firearm. . Russia . You can get a shotgun permit at 18. Rifle permits are given after 5 years of having a shotgun permit, so the earliest you could get one...
Many city ordinances will allow you to shoot a bb gun on your property as long as the bb does not go beyond the property boundaries.
United States v. Cruikshank, 92 US 542 (1875) The US Supreme Court held that gun control regulation was a state's rights issue, and that the Second Amendment didn't apply to the states. District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 US ___ (2008) The Supreme Court held that the Second...
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
UK has some of the most extreme gun regulations in the modern''free'' world handguns are prohibited (cannot legally own one) and long guns arevery difficult to own there is lots of regulations on them and haveto have many permit qualifications Fun fact the UK Olympic triathlon team can't train in...
its the 2nd amendment in the bill of rights and it .....
21, and that's federal law, applicable to all states, territories, trusts, etc. of the United States.
If you have been convicted of a crime of domestic violence, or are under a restraining order that relates to a family member, FEDERAL law (not just Arkansas) prohibits you from possessing a firearm. Forever. Options? You need an attorney that practices in Arkansas and not WikiAnswers.
Amendment II A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.
In the USA everybody who is of legal age, and not barred by felony conviction or the like, can have a gun. Not in Germany
Answer . Were you convicted? That's what makes a big difference. . In NYC when applying for a gun permit the New York Police Department will investigate every arrest incident, even if it resulted in a dismissal. You will be asked to explain the circumstances of each incident in writing and you will...
1. The second amendment guarantees the right of every citizens to own and carry weapons. 2.The second amendment talks about the fact that the government should not interfere with the population owning guns in case the government gets too powerful, and the people need to create a militia. The framers...
If it was illegal to discharge a BB gun then they wouldn't make BB guns. So the question is, Where is it legal to discharge a BB gun? Every state, city or country has different laws about BB guns so it is best to check with local law enforcement or city ordnance's to find out about where you want to...
Check with local law enforcement. They can check the serial number against the NCIC data base for stolen firearms. This is a National database that is NOT available to the general public.
It depends on local laws, and what the misdemeanor is. For instance, in Tennessee, you can get a permit as long as you don't have a DUI (within 5 years I think).
b. . to preserve the citizen soldier which was used in the Revolutionary War .
Yes there is. Its made by Zytel and is a universal bipod. see the link below.
Some people think that if they restrict your ability to buy an object you will change your behavior. In the real world, however, gun laws only increase gun violence, due to the law abiding citizens being unable to defend themselves against gun wielding criminals (who get THEIR guns illegally)
Yes, but please please no violence with it!
No. You can find them at most chain stores (such as Wal Mart), sporting goods stores, etc.).
Every state, city or country has different laws about BB guns so it is best to check with local law enforcement or city ordnance's to find out about where you want to shoot. In most places it is legal to shoot a BB gun in Calif, but check first.
Yes, unless you either:. (1)Are no longer prohibitted from possessing firearms (due to a pardon or restoration of rights); or. (2)The nonconvicted spouse legimately prevents you from having access to the firearms, ie. locking them in something that you don't have access to.. The spouse could also...
See the related link "CCW reciprocity map" below. Before traveling to another state, be certain to contact the state police of that state to verify that the reciprocity still stands before carrying a concealed handgun in that state, as the reciprocity measures are a constantly changing thing.
Answer . No. Such a list would amount to registration on the federal level and that is expressly illegal. .
United States v. Cruikshank, 92 US 542 (1876) The US Supreme Court held the Second Amendment only applied to the Federal government, and that gun regulation was a state's rights issue.
Most laws aren't enforced.
No. Treaties have to be ratified by the Senate. The second Amendment to the US Constitution requires "the right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed". Congress has no power to limit the right to bear arms through laws or treaties.
They are far stricter. Most countries such as the United Kingdom and Germany ban the ownership of guns, unless they bought under a licence for sport purposes. There is rarely any idea of a 'right to bear arms'.
Laws of all types get updated every year.
A felon may not own, possess, or be permitted access to firearms, ANYWHERE in the US.
The minimum age limit is 10 but 18 to purchuse one
For a current, legal and correct answer, you will have to contact the California Depatment of Justice.
Provided there is no restriction in the county or city jurisdiction on air-guns and the like, it is not illegal per se under state law to simply have or carry one. It could be a crime if it is used in a manner that places another person in fear of being harmed or used to shoot someone maliciously ...
This has a complex answer see the links below
Legal for what, exactly? To just be a firearms case, there are no requirements. If you're using it for transporting a firearm by air, it must be TSA approved.
You must be 18 to purchase Title 1 long barreled firearms (rifles and shotguns), and 21 to purchase handguns and Title II NFA items. That's the federal law.
No way to answer your question- it is open ended. While this is an emotional issue, there are already several thousand laws on the books relating to "gun control". They have little impact on people determined to break them and other laws, such as robbery, assault and murder.
Open Carry is banned in Florida by state law (790.053) except while engaged in (or going to and from) a lawful fishing, hunting, or camping expedition 790.25(3)(h). Open Carry is also allowed while at a safe place for shooting; like a public or private range.
It wasn't. Gun control in the United States actually dates back much further, and has a bit of a darker history than gun control advocates would lead you to believe. One of the major institutions of gun control was rooted in the Black Codes of Reconstruction era America, and one of the very few...