Originally Posted by TeoK
I don't understand why. Buyer and seller meet at gun shop (FFL). The FFL holder runs a NICS check on the buyer. If the buyer is legal, he pays the private seller the agreed-upon price, the cost of the background check, and a little more for the FFL holder's time: $10 for the NICS and maybe another $15 to the FFL holder. That's $25 for peace of mind, and adds considerable inconvenience to criminals .
Considerable Inconvenience for criminals?
So this honor system, how does that stop someone from just exchanging a gun for cash in the privacy of his own residence?