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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Universal Background Checks in Alabama.’ Background Checks. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 17 May
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Private Sales in Alaska
Alaska does not require a background check on the purchaser of a firearm when the seller is not a licensed dealer.
Alaska prohibits any person from knowingly selling or transferring a concealable firearm to any person convicted of a felony or whose physical or mental condition is substantially impaired by liquor or controlled substances.
The state also prohibits any person from knowingly selling a firearm to anyone under age 18…