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I sent a gun to ruger to be repaired that i bought in 1972

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i sent a gun to ruger to be repaired that i bought in 1972 and it was registered. ruger companysent me a new pistol as a free replacement. they sent it to cabbellas. i went to get it and did not pass the back ground check. i have filled an apeal with cbi instacheck unit. i am afraid i am not going to get my fire arm back. the reason i think that it was denied was because i got a bad conduct discharge in 1968. i have been in no trouble since then. what can i do?
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Thank you for using Just Answer. I want to provide you the best service I can. Please feel free to ask any follow up questions you have.

I am an attorney with 30 years of experience; I hope to provide you information that will help you in resolving your question.

It is very likely that the reason for the denial was the military discharge. Under federal law one of the basis for denial is under 18 U.S.C. §922 (g) (6) Pertaining to the applicant having been discharged from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions.

However, you can Appeal the denial. You must do so in writing and within 90 days of the denial. You appeal by sending your appeal to:

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Criminal Justice Information Services Division
NICS Section
Appeal Services Team, Module A-1
Post Office Box 4278
Clarksburg, WV###-##-####br />Facsimile:(###) ###-####br />On-line: <www.fbi.gov/nics-appeals>

You must include the the following information along with your appeal request:
(1) Complete Name
(2) Complete Mailing Address
(3) NICS Transaction Number (NTN) or
State Transaction Number (STN)

If your Appeal is denied you can than seek review of the Appeal in federal Court. Appeals of agency denials to federal court are complicated, so you would want to consult an attorney for that process.

This organization may be helpful to you in finding such an attorney:

www.firearmsindustryconsultinggroup.com

You may wish to check out their site before you file your initial appeal.

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Please note: Information is educational and not given as legal advice. Only your local attorney can give legal advice. I can't establish or accept an attorney-client relationship with you. All posts are available for public viewing.

Kind regards,

Gerald

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