Stolen guns being sold to criminals on black market: ATF assistant director
ATF Assistant Director of Field Operations Thomas Chittum discusses concerns for gun stores that were robbed during riots and where the stolen inventory is being distributed.
Virginia's new gun control laws passed by the Democrat-controlled state legislature go into effect Wednesday.
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The measures includes background checks on all gun sales in the state, a civil penalty for failing to report a lost or stolen gun within 48 hours and a limit on handgun purchases to one per month.
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That last measure may take away business from gun stores, Steve Garriss, who has worked as a sales clerk at Clark Brother Gun Shop in Warrenton, Virginia, since 2008, he told FOX Business. Virginia Democrats brought back a law limiting gun buyers to one handgun a month that was repealed in 2012.
"The one handgun a month thing, they had that when I first started working here. They discontinued it. … You do lose sales from it," Garriss said. "Some people come in, they bought one two weeks ago. Two weeks later, they may not be interested."