Posted June 08, 2018 07:18:47 A few weeks ago, the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives issued a memo stating that it does not intend to make Idaho a “safe harbor” for guns.
But that doesn’t mean it’s a given that the state won’t be a hotbed of crime.
The feds say that it is not only possible to obtain a gun in Idaho, but it’s also possible to get a gun there that you never would have in a place where you’d be arrested for possession of a weapon.
The memo also says that it’s possible to legally purchase a gun from Idaho without a background check.
But if you are thinking of trying to get one in Idaho without going through all the trouble and expense of doing that, the feds say you should do so at your own risk.
“The risk of becoming a victim of a crime while traveling to Idaho is not zero, and it is highly unlikely that such a crime will occur while you are traveling to the state,” the memo reads.
“However, if you do commit a crime in Idaho and attempt to return to the U, you should know that if you fail to comply with the Idaho laws, you will be subject to arrest, prosecution, and imprisonment for the full duration of your stay.”
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