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Question About owning..

Discussion in 'Legal' started by Compact22, Feb 15, 2006.

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  1. Compact22

    Compact22 New Member

    Hi..I want to buy a "Youth" .22LR rifle from Dick's Sporting goods In ILLINOISE and I was wondering what I need to be able to own this?

    I know I need A foid card but I was wondering If I can get it because...well im not much of a legal citizen..I mean i have a social security card but yea....
    So I was just wondering If A half legal citizen can own a rifle...

  2. whm1974

    whm1974 Well-Known Member

    If you are from another country then I think you need a hunting or some other permit as well. But if you are an american citizen then you just need the FOID card if you live in IL.

  3. shermacman

    shermacman Well-Known Member

    It sounds as if you have been using Instant Messenger long enough to fully qualify as an American citizen.

    The state of "ILLINOISE" has no legal requirements to buy a gun. Just walk up to anyone who has a gun, give them cash, and the gun is yours. Really!
  4. Janitor

    Janitor Senior Member

  5. bogie

    bogie Well-Known Member

    You really should explain further - this is NOT democratic underground.

    1) If you're legally unable to touch a firearm, letting you touch one is a Bad Thing.

    2) If you're a minor, and you want a boomstick, your parents oughta have some say in it.

    3) If you're a legal alien, who just happens to be somewhat small in stature, and you're able to qualify, go for it. Go down and talk to the FOID folks or look up BATFE in the phone book.

    Oh, and other people call it Illinoise too... There's this big wind that blows south from Chicago...
  6. Preacherman

    Preacherman Well-Known Member

    If your status in the USA is anything but "legal", as you seem to imply, then you have no right to own a firearm. Period.

    That being the case, I'm closing this thread, as we do NOT discuss, aid, abet or support illegal conduct on THR.
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