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Denied a firearm purchase. non approved conditional. do i

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denied a firearm purchase. non approved conditional. do i have any recourse in this case.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Zoey, JD replied 1 year ago.


For some reason, you didn't clear the NICs check. Do you have an outstanding order of protection against you? Were you ever convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or of a felony? Were you ever committed to a mental health facility?

These are the most common reason why your ability to purchase a weapon would be denied. If there is no reason, you would have to appeal the decision and they will give you the reason for the denial, which you could then refute if they are incorrect. You can see the form here