Dealers Are Already Skirting Biden’s Ghost Gun Rule


Publish Date:
September 9, 2022
The Trace
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The federal rule change was hotly contested by the gun industry, which argued that the move could lead to an eventual federal firearm owner registry. In August, a federal judge in North Dakota rejected a lawsuit levied by gun-rights groups and 17 states to block the new regulations.

“This is sort of the standard pattern,” said John Donohue, a professor of law and economics at Stanford University. “The industry fights regulation, then guts regulation, and at the very least, leaves themselves an easy workaround.”

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