The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Keep and Bear
The American law-scape is a patchwork of often confusing bits of legalese, whose state-to-state and county-by-county variances can cause supreme confusion, especially for gun owners.
In a nation of states, whose rights haven’t been entirely trampled by the federal government, (yet), these difference are to be expected. This is just part and parcel to the American ideals of freedom from the federal government, allowing individual locales great leeway in structuring their own society.
In the case of gun owners, however, these varying laws carry with them varying degrees of common sense, which can be extremely frustrating at times. What may seem like a no-brainer in Oklahoma’s rural farm counties would never fly in the liberal safe haven of New York City, or vice versa.
In Spokane, Washington, for instance, police are allowed to sell confiscated, illegal firearms back into the community at auction, so long as the buyers are allpost was originally published on this site