At 05:13 PM 5/26/99 -0500, "Joe E. Dees" wrote:
>From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <email@example.com>
>> "Joe E. Dees" wrote:
>> > If the purchase can be prevented (bg checks at gun shows, where
>> > two of the weapons were purchased), the potential perps have no
>> > triggers to squeeze.
>> Joe, the girlfriend who bought the two guns at the show had NO criminal
record, so she would have passed a background check. So the law is useless as it pertains to Littleton repeats. Get it?
>Then pass and publicize a law making the purchase of guns by
>such people for the purposes of transfer to people unable to obtain
>them on their own a crime; then maybe she wouldn't have done it.
This is, and has been, illegal for a long time. It is a felony to transfer a gun to anyone who cannot legally obtain one themselves.