USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Welcome back to The Legal Brief, the show where we CRUSH the various legal myths and misinformation surrounding various areas of the gun world. I’m your host Adam Kraut and today we’re talking about the hated Sporting Purposes Exemption.
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From time to time the phrase “sporting purposes exemption” or “suitable for sporting purposes” pops up in the context of guns. We’ve likely all heard it, but what does it actually mean? Well, the Gun Control Act provides that the “Secretary shall authorize a firearm..to be imported or brought into the United States..if the firearm…is of the type that [does not fall into the NFA] or is generally recognized as particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes, excluding surplus …Read the Rest