USA Today Report: Closing the Charleston Loophole

Closing the Charleston Loophole

This USA TODAY analysis (http://delonline.us/2inalph) should both trouble and reassure #Delaware residents.The #FBI attempted last year to recover more than 4,000 guns sold to prohibited people, the largest number in a decade. Federal law allows gun sales to go ahead if the background check isn't completed within 72 hours.Delaware closed this #CharlestonLoophole in 2016 (http://bit.ly/2fp2F2w). Our law requires a person purchasing a firearm to pass a background check before a transaction can be completed. The law allows 25 days for a background check before a firearm can be transferred.

Posted by Ed Osienski on Tuesday, December 5, 2017

This USA TODAY analysis (http://delonline.us/2inalph) should both trouble and reassure Delaware residents.

The FBI attempted last year to recover more than 4,000 guns sold to prohibited people, the largest number in a decade. Federal law allows gun sales to go ahead if the background check isn’t completed within 72 hours.

Delaware closed this Charleston Loophole in 2016 (http://bit.ly/2fp2F2w). Our law requires a person purchasing a firearm to pass a background check before a transaction can be completed. The law allows 25 days for a background check before a firearm can be transferred.

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