Write a 5 page paper on the assigned topic. Feel free to use additional sources outside of the textbook and the website provided in the prompt. Please ensure that all questions are answered and expanded upon. This paper should be fact based and not include your opinion unless asked for. Please use APA Formatting.
Go to the FBI’s Web site, www.fbi.gov/ucr, and locate data on the statutory and constitutional provisions relating to the purchase, ownership and use of firearms for the states. Locate your state and answer the following questions:
o Does your state have any exemptions to the NICS background check requirements?
o Is there a state waiting period? If so, for handguns, long guns or both?
o Is a license or permit to purchase required?
o Is registration required?
o Is a record of firearms sales sent to police?
o Are certain firearms prohibited?
o What are the details of your state’s concealed carry laws?
o Is there a hunter protection law? A range protection law? What do these mean?
o Does your state have a firearm industry lawsuit preemption?