Schumer repeats call for crackdown on untraceable ‘ghost guns’


Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer renewed his call on Sunday for the federal government to crack down on so-called “ghost guns,” which have become an increasingly popular way for people to buy firearms while bypassing background checks.

Schumer said President Joe Biden must enact a rule change at the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) so that easy-to-assemble kits of gun parts are classified as a regular firearm requiring the checks and serial numbers, and that their sellers register as licensed dealers.