What makes a gun a gun? New ‘ghost gun’ regulation explained.
Untraceable “ghost guns” – put together like Legos from a kit – are increasingly showing up at crime scenes. Eliminating a legal loophole, a new federal rule now treats these firearm parts like regular guns.
Stepping away from his lectern in the White House Rose Garden, April 11, President Joe Biden walked to a nearby display and picked up two parts of a handgun.
“It’s not hard to put together,” he said. With a drill, at home, “it doesn’t take very long. Anyone can order it in the mail. Anyone.”