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Answered 2012-03-14 20:02:06

It depends on what you mean. In Tennessee, and probably most other states, nothing "shows up" to the gun dealer. The system simply approves or denies the sale and gives no other information.

Additional answer: what the law enforcement agency looks for is criminal activity, felonies or certain misdemeanors.

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