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To: marktwain

The only problem with this is you could be in possession of stolen property the minute you buy the gun. And there is no way to check it without someone going to jail if the gun is stolen, whether the seller knows it is or not.


8 posted on 05/05/2013 8:51:53 AM PDT by suthener
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To: suthener

“The only problem with this is you could be in possession of stolen property the minute you buy the gun. And there is no way to check it without someone going to jail if the gun is stolen, whether the seller knows it is or not.”

I’m wondering if you could request a check from the police based on serial and model number after you made the purchase, and simply turn over any gun found to be stolen?


9 posted on 05/05/2013 8:58:02 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: suthener; All
The only problem with this is you could be in possession of stolen property the minute you buy the gun. And there is no way to check it without someone going to jail if the gun is stolen, whether the seller knows it is or not.

Charges for possession of stolen property require knowledge of the likelihood that the property is stolen. There may be exceptions, but I do not know of them.

When guns are checked at these event, well less than 1% turn out to be stolen. If you find out that you have inadvertently purchased a stolen firearm, the only likely action is that you will be required to return it to the owner it was stolen from.

10 posted on 05/05/2013 9:41:04 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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