Gun LawWhat is the Brady Handgun Violence Protection Act?

February 21, 2018by rjshooklaw0

The Brady Handgun Violence Protection Act (The Brady Act) introduced mandatory background checks when a FFL sells a firearm to an individual. The Brady Act is codified under 18 U.S.C. § 922(t). These mandatory background checks are performed through the National Instant Criminal Background Check system, also known as NICS. The NICS system was designed to prevent disqualified individuals from obtaining a firearm.


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