Second, you have straw purchases. What’s a straw purchase? Glad you asked. A straw purchase is when someone that is 18 years old buys cigarettes for an individual that’s 16 years old. Now to switch it to be guns. An individual who can pass a 4473 goes in, buys the gun, passed the background check, and then gives the gun to a non-eligible individual.
Yes, these happen very often. Yes people have died because of them. Here is an article where law enforcement officers were killed because of a straw purchased firearm.