A ‘Ghost gun’ is an assembly kit to make a firearm. However, the catch is that they do not have serial numbers. This new form of gun is therefore untraceable, and has thus become extremely popular among gun owners. However, the untraceable appeal has also attracted attention from criminals as well.
Currently, the federal law does not require firearms to have serial numbers if they are build for are needed on firearms that are built for personal use. This loophole allows companies to sell the kits online, and does not require a background check.
Police Chief, Thomas Grimaldi, stated, “It’s legal, but it’s almost like a loophole in the law. We’re making it easy for the criminals. I have a concern — a huge concern over that…
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