Some, such as Connecticut, effectively act as shall-issue states, while others, such as New Jersey, effectively act as no-issue states. * Under a court order that required Illinois to allow public possession of firearms, the state passed a law in 2013 that permits concealed carrying of handguns.Before this, Illinois was the only state that did not have a may-issue or shall-issue concealed carry law.  † Rhode Island is considered a “hybrid” state, because the law states that local authorities “shall issue …
When interpreting the facts in this research, it is important to realize that association does not prove causation.
Of these, 91% of the firearm transactions and 100% of the explosives transactions were allowed. * Under federal law, individuals who have been convicted of a felony offense that would typically prohibit them from possessing firearms can lawfully possess firearms if their civil rights are restored by the requisite government entities. * Using fake driver’s licenses bearing fictitious names, investigators with the Government Accountability Office had a 100% success rate buying firearms in five states that met the minimum requirements of the federal background check system.  A 2001 report of this investigation states that the federal background check system “does not positively identify purchasers of firearms,” and thus, people using fake IDs are not flagged by the system. provide a venue for the sale and exchange of firearms by federal firearms licensees (FFLs). Such shows also are a venue for private sellers who buy and sell firearms for their personal collections or as a hobby.
In these situations, the sellers are not required to have a federal firearms license.
This is because numerous factors can affect crime levels, and there is frequently no objective way to identify, measure, and determine the interplay between all of them.
* A semi-automatic firearm fires one bullet each time the trigger is pulled, ejects the shell of the fired bullet, and automatically loads another bullet for the next pull of the trigger.