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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Waiting Periods in Rhode Island.’ Gun Sales. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 14 May

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Waiting Periods in Rhode Island

Rhode Island imposes a seven-day waiting period for all purchases of firearms unless the purchaser is a law enforcement officer.

The seller must deliver the firearm to the purchaser if within seven days he or she does not receive background check information that would disqualify the potential buyer from purchasing the firearm, however…

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