Don't ask your parents, hint to them.
The form used by the AFT (4473) asks if you are the purchaser. If your parent decides to "gift" the firearm, that's one thing. To have your parent buy it for you is another.
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
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