what would i have to do to get a weapon liscense? where would i have to go??
and what would i have to do
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July 15, 2004, 06:38 PM
Firearm Purchaser's ID Card:
1) Call your local police department, determine when they accept FID applications. Ask how much the fees are, and bring a money order carefully formatted exactly as they specify.
2) Showup on time. Fill out form. Get Fingerprinted. Sign Stuff. Submit.
3) Wait 3-12 months. Seriously.
If you're interested in purchasing a handgun, you may also at the same time apply for a permit to purchase a handgun. You'll get that when your FID comes in, it's good for purchasing 1 handgun. If you want to purchase more than 1, you can enter the # you want in the space provided. If you go nuts and enter more than a few, you'll get a nasty knock on the door.
Your FID is good to purchase longarms and ammo, and must be with you whenever you posess a firearm under the lawful situations: home/range/hunting/gunshop/gunsmith.
Bwa ha ha ha ha hah ha.
NJ is officially a "may issue" state, but in reality, it's a "won't issue" state, unless you're an uniformed armed guard, an FFL, or have political connections.
July 15, 2004, 07:43 PM
Assuming that you have read Geek's reply, you might consider the following.
I have absolutely no idea at all of what your situation might be, (business, social, marital, family or anything similar) but you might give some thought to moving.
In 1967, I packed up, and left New York City, a result of the long gun registration act passed in that year. Of course, I was single then, between jobs, and I had a decent job offer on what is now known as The Left Coast, climbing about in an oil refinery.
Personally speaking, I spent years and years living "on the road", and to the best of my recollection, have never regretted leaving NYC. Of course, these days, I wouldn't seriously recommend California either, but that's another matter.