Gun Owners Need To Ask The Right Questions When Selling Guns Privately
Virginia – Gun owners should always be careful to ask the right questions of potential firearms buyers when selling guns privately so as to avoid illegally selling to a felon or someone from out of state.
For those who might like to ask more detailed questions about possible sale disqualifications.
You can download your own copy of the form here. ATF Form 4473
Here is what the ATF Form 4473 asks buyers:
- Are you the actual buyer of the firearm(s?
- Are you a fugitive from justice?
- Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana, or any depressant, stimulant, or narcotic drug, or any other controlled substance?
- Are you a nonimmigrant alien?
- Have you been discharged from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions?
- Have you ever been adjudicated mentally defective (which includes having been adjudicated incompetent to manage your own affairs) or have you ever been committed to a mental institution?
- Are you an alien illegally in the United States?
- Are you under indictment or information in any court for a felony, or any other crime, for which the judge could imprison you for more than one year?
- Have you been convicted in any court of a felony, or any other crime, for which the judge could have imprisoned you for more than one year, even if you received a shorter sentence including probation?
- Are you subject to a court order restraining you from harassing, stalking, or threatening your child or an intimate partner or child of such partner.
- Have you been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence?
- Have you ever renounced your United States citizenship?
Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc. (VCDL). VCDL is an all-volunteer, non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to defending the human rights of all Virginians. The Right to Keep and Bear Arms is a fundamental human right.