By Tom Knighton
Anti-gun zealots love to claim that gun stores are practically unregulated. Giffords, for example, claims, “Although all firearms in the United States originate with licensed gun dealers, these dealers are subject to very little federal scrutiny.” This argument is parroted throughout the anti-gun sphere of the internet and in their face-to-face meetings.
Of course, it’s absolute bovine excrement.
For example, let’s take a look at what’s happening with a gun store in Illinois.
A Zion gun store might lose its Federal Firearms License with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in connection with allegations that 1st Class Firearms owner Craig Bricco has failed to address clerical errors in firearm purchases.
At the heart of the revocation issue is what the bureau considers an excessive number of mistakes on the six-page ATF form 4473, which is required of the buyer for every sale of a weapon.
Bricco told the News-Sun that he takes responsibility for the mistakes made, but feels that 42 clerical errors in over 1,500 forms, over a 12-month period going back to early 2014, is hardly excessive. Bricco stressed he’s always tried to improve on mistakes, but that past history with the bureau has probably …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms