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danf_fl 02-19-2011 12:03 AM

Waiting Periods
 
With instant checks in place, why are there still waiting periods?

While the waiting periods were originally put in place as a "cooling off" time should a person purchase a firearm while angry...










Don't they know that dern rednecks can hold a grudge for more than 10 days?

CA357 02-19-2011 12:19 AM

Because ten day waiting periods in Kalifornia make all the evil features on a firearm vanish like a politicians promises. :rolleyes:

Gatoragn 02-19-2011 12:26 AM

Waiting Periods
 
I picked up a used XD 45 earlier this week, had to wait 48 hours from the day I completed the background check paperwork. Gov. Doyle got a 48 hour waiting period passed in WI a few years ago, which is actually less the Federal law requires! :p

CA357 02-19-2011 12:31 AM

Geez, I sure miss America. :(

Bigcountry02 02-19-2011 12:50 AM

New Mexico is usually the same day unless an issue.

c3shooter 02-19-2011 12:59 AM

Quote:

Don't they know that dern rednecks can hold a grudge for more than 10 YEARS?
There- fixed that fer ya.

Funny about that "Federal Law". No wait here in Virginia (except the days the computers are running slow)

M14sRock 02-19-2011 01:55 AM

CA used to be 15 days. Now it is 10. A move in the right direction, but it should be 0.

Yunus 02-19-2011 02:14 AM

NICS checks are federal, at least my State has decided that 7 (really 8 days) is how long it will take them to determine that I am member of their state national guard and not a threat.

dnthmn2004 02-19-2011 02:52 AM

Whats a waiting period? Is it that the three minutes the dealer spends on the phone? Evil tactic, making me walk around the shop looking at more things to buy. :rolleyes:

JonM 02-19-2011 03:04 AM

not sure why i need to wait 48hrs in wis. i already got a couple dozen...


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