gun for someone

gun for someone

in. to be looking for someone, not necessarily with a gun. Sam is gunning for Wilmer.
See also: gun
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If McGuire thinks a customer is trying to make a straw purchase - that is, trying to buy a gun for someone else, which is illegal - he will refuse the sale.
Limiting easy access to a gun for someone who considers or even attempts suicide can literally be the difference between life and death.
Defending, Scott Taylor told the court Harrison said he was holding the gun for someone else.
It was timed to coincide with a change in the law which meant anyone storing a gun for someone else risked a life sentence.
And this includes anyone who may, out of misguided loyalty, be knowingly storing a gun for someone else.
Joining the liberals, Kennedy's vote was decisive in forbidding states from relying solely on an intelligence test score for death row inmates in borderline cases of mental disability and in upholding a federal law preventing a ''straw'' purchaser from buying a gun for someone else.
One delegate said it might prevent one person from buying a gun for someone else who could not pass a background check.
Billboard advertisements for the Don't Lie for the Other Guy program are being purchased by NSSF in key locations in the Chicago, Detroit and Flint markets with the message: "Buy a gun for someone who can't and buy 10 years in jail.
The Reid bill--the Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013--would increase funds for school security, increase penalties for gun trafficking and straw purchases (buying a gun for someone who would not pass a background check), and improve the national background check system.
The committee also approved a measure that would make the already- illegal practice of buying a gun for someone else who is legally prohibited from having one a felony and increase penalties for the crime law enforcement officials call "straw purchasing.
Morgan, 23, pleaded guilty to possession of class B drugs with intent to supply, possession of a firearm and possession of bullets without a licence although he said he was minding the gun for someone else.
And, as a third or even fourth gun for someone in a more tactical setting, like a SWAT team, entry team or someone working in a place where open carry (and heavily armed) is the norm, a P938 in a holster attached to the vest could be a life-saver.
ATF had hundreds of gunrunning cases which USAs refused to prosecute because prosecutions involving only one or two counts for lying on purchase forms or buying a gun for someone else, generally resulted in sentences of only about one year.
You can't purchase a gun for someone else," Sitler was quoted as saying.