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Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism and Homeland SecurityIntroducedJuly 26th, 2018
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Severely restricting interstate gun sales made sense in the past, when background checks weren’t comprehensive at a national level. However, given the robustness of the FBI’s current federal background check database, it’s no longer necessary to ban interstate gun sales.
Many states have their own firearms control laws which differ from federal laws, and it’s impossible to expect that firearms sellers will know each state’s law to ensure that their purchasers are eligible to own guns in their home state.