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Monday, July 22nd, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

ATF attempts to explain the gun-selling business, but lengthy document could lead to more confusion

The document says in part that the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act “broaden(s) the definition of when a person is considered ‘engaged in the business’ (EIB) as a dealer in firearms other than a gunsmith or pawnbroker.” (Stock photo)

In a 466-page document, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives recently set out to expand on – and attempt to clarify – just what is meant by engaging in the business of selling firearms.
In doing so, the agency likewise spells out in legalistic fashion how an individual may sell a single firearm or multiple firearms at such venues as flea markets, yard sales, via the Internet, or at popular gun-and-knife shows.

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