Newly Elected Senate Should Repeal 1968 Handgun Purchase Ban

Jan 9, 2016 | 0 comments

With January fast approaching and the newly-Republicans in the House and Senate about to take their seats, it seems fitting to point out a frivolous and burdensome gun control law the GOP needs repeal or amend — namely, the ban that forbids a law-abiding citizen from buying a handgun from a retailer in a state outside his or her state of residence.
In other words, by law, a law-abiding citizen from one state cannot walk into a retail store and buy a handgun in another state. The source of this ban is the Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA), and the …read more