ATF’s Latest Gun Rule Could Come With Stiff Penalties When Selling a Gun Privately For “Profit”

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ATF’s Latest Gun Rule Could Come With Stiff Penalties When Selling a Gun Privately For “Profit”

Gun Owners of America spokesman Stephen Willeford explains why the group’s latest rule may be amongst its most ridiculous yet.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives (ATF) are at it yet again, with a new policy that could severely someone that’s taking part in a private gun sale.

According to the group’s latest gun rule, anyone that sells a firearm for “profit” (based on their determination, mind you) would be subject to up to five years in jail and a $250,000 fine.

The rule notes that “even a single firearm transaction, or offer to engage in a transaction, when combined with other evidence, may be sufficient to require a license.”

But there’s some question that comes into this. First off, what the ATF would consider “evidence” in terms of a private gun sale. Could it be to who’s buying it? Or perhaps circumstances surrounding the