Where does Joe Biden stand on gun laws? Here’s what the President-elect has outlined.

Where does Joe Biden stand on gun laws? Here’s what the President-elect has outlined.

Hide caption Joe Biden uses a gesture of holding a gun as he talks about Ukraine people getting killed right now as he speaks to the Seacoast Media Group Editorial Board on Monday morning./r[Deb Cram/Seacoastonline] None @CoastalAsha As Georgia’s presidential election heads to a recount, Georgia gun owners may be worried of how Joe Biden’s presidency could affect the laws in Georgia. According to joebiden.com , he has a plan to “end our gun violence epidemic.” Gun sales Under the plan, Biden plans to enact legislature to end the sale all online sales of firearms, ammunition, kits, and gun parts. Ban on assault weapons Show more… His plan also includes enacting legislation to ban the manufacture sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Currently, Georgia law does not regulate or prohibit the sale or possession of assault weapons, according to giffords.org . For existing owners of assault weapons, “Biden will pursue legislation to regulate possession of existing assault weapons under the National Firearms Act.” License to carry In Georgia, residents have to be over the age of 21, or 18 if they are a member of the military, to get a concealed carry permit in Georgia. No license is needed to carry a handgun in a person’s home, vehicle, place of business, while fishing or hunting, or unloaded in a case. Background checks Biden’s plan will call for background checks for all gun sales. Currently, federal law requires federally licensed firearms dealers, but not private sellers, to initiate a […]

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