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This bill would further specify the scope of the Second Amendment by prohibiting individuals who are prevented from boarding an aircraft because they have been put on the TSA's no-fly list from selling, transferring, or possessing firearms or ammunition. In other words, it calls for all names on the no-fly list to be automatically added to the no-buy list under the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Other noteworthy gun bill currently pending in Congress include H.R. 17
and H.R. 45
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No Fly, No Buy Act of 2009 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit: (1) the sale or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such person is an individual required to be prevented from boarding an air...Read the Rest