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Re: New Brady Bill Implications

It does not affect sale of firearms by non-dealers (non-FFL holders). Look
for the Clinton administration to try to change this; at a press conference
today the DC reporter rat-pack was moaning about unregulated gun shows.

It does affect non-sale transfers by FFLs. Per the DoJ rule: "NICS checks
apply to transfers and are not limited to firearm sales."

I have an article up at www.wired.com shortly about the privacy implications.


At 09:40 AM 12-1-98 -0800, Steve Schear wrote:
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>>I'm watching Headline News, and they are reporting
>>that "now", under new provisions in the Brady Bill,
>>and 'instant' background check is being made. This
>>even is for simple rifles and shotguns.
>How does this affect private, that is non-dealer, gun sales (like at swap