Self defense cases & gun purchases after the fact?

Don’t take my word for it. Form 4473 background check form does read:

“Are you under indictment or information in any court for a felony, or any other crime for which the judge could imprison you for more than one year”.

Per ‘FreeAdvice.Com’:

"Indictment means that you went before a grand jury and the grand jury found sufficient evidence to charge you with a crime.

Information is similar to indictment except that instead of a grand jury, an officer of the court such as a prosecutor determines there is sufficient evidence to charge you with a crime.

Since you did not go before a grand jury, there was no indictment.

There was no information because you did not go to court and the charges were dropped.

Therefore, you can answer NO to the question. You can also answer NO because the question is present tense, asking if you are (now) under indictment or information."

Source: What does it mean to be under indictment or information?

Cornell University Law School website describes “indictment or information” in this link below:

Help wanted: Lawyers.

My 2 cents: A background check only costs me $5 bucks, which so far, I can afford. I had previously thought about your same question, so I saved up and have reserves “meaning- back firearms at home” (so less worry), God-forbid I lose my main one to the police after a self-defense of life/limb shooting.

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That is way cool. Once in a while somebody picks a beauty and that’s one.
Thanks that gave me a really good laugh and they’re hard to come by these days.
:us::us:

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Late to the party, but a benefit of purchasing a Shadow Systems 9mm is that they will replace your firearm confiscated and unreturned that was used fin a justified shooting.
Page 31 0f Owners Manual:
Use of Pistol in Self-Defense Situation

If you are forced to use your Shadow Systems pistol
in a self-defense situation in the United States, it is
possible that you will temporarily or permanently
lose possession of your Shadow Systems pistol.
If your use of your Shadow Systems pistol is
deemed legally justified to the satisfaction of
Shadow Systems, but the pistol is not returned to
you, Shadow Systems will replace your pistol free of
charge, to the extent permitted by law.
This policy applies to law enforcement line of duty
use in cases where the pistol was personally
purchased by the officer.
Not aware of any others that offer this potential protection.

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This policy applies to law enforcement line of duty
use in cases where the pistol was personally
purchased by the officer.

Looks like only LEO’s

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