Category Archives: Federal Law

Those who renounce their US Citizenship can never own guns again even if they regain citizenship

What happens to your gun rights after renouncing your citizenship?  Today’s post looks at this issue. A few weeks ago I received a call from a woman who had renounced her citizenship in 2016.  I do not know if she … Continue reading

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May non-immigrant aliens buy firearms?

In the United States, citizenship is a complicated issue and it becomes even more so when firearms are involved.  A very common question I am asked is “May non-immigrant aliens buy firearms?” The answer, as is often the case with … Continue reading

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Can a private seller ship a Curio and Relic firearm directly to an out-of-state C&R FFL holder?

One of my clients called with this question today.  He was selling a firearm that happens to be listed on Section II of the latest Curios and Relics List and the buyer was a C&R FFL holder from another state. … Continue reading

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