Tag Archives: firearms

Three background check bills

Three background check bills (H.R. 8, H.R. 1446, H.R. 1518) have been introduced in Congress. H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446 have passed the House; none have yet become law. H.R. 8 has 201 cosponsors including 3 Republicans; H.R. 1446 has … Continue reading

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H.R. 8 — “To require a background check for every firearm sale.”

Why laws with loopholes, one wonders? H.R. 8 — “To require a background check for every firearm sale.” Well, maybe not every one. An amendment, offered by Mr. Van Drew, numbered 4 printed in Part A of House Report 116-14 to clarify that … Continue reading

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H.R.38 – Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017

The House is expected to vote today on H.R.38 – Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017. Here is the CRS summary, which may not be up to date: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code … Continue reading

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