Providence, RI asked in Civil Rights for Rhode Island

Q: I have been denied a gun purchase in the state of Rhode Island

I have nothing on my record that I know of that would prevent me from getting a handgun. Only thing I can think of is I have my medical marijuana card issued to me by the state.

**sorry I don’t know how to reply to your message. I haven’t been able to get a hold of Pawtucket BCI yet but I ran a bci through truth finder and the only thing that came back was the driving with suspended.

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Thomas Briody
Thomas Briody
  • Civil Rights Lawyer
  • Providence, RI
  • Licensed in Rhode Island

A: Well, there must be a reason for the denial. Did you ask? Have you had a BCI check run with the Department of Attorney General or a police department? I believe the governor has extended the waiting period for gun purchases. I suggest that you directly inquire why your request was denied. If you don't get an answer, you may want to consult an attorney for help.

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