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State of Rhode Island. 2012 ‘Gun Shows in Rhode Island.’ Firearms Law Database. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 1 January
Gun Shows in Rhode Island
Rhode Island does not have specific laws regulating gun shows.
The state imposes background checks for private purchases of firearms, however, and has a seven-day waiting period for all firearm sales to non-law enforcement personnel…