ballistic fingerprinting


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Related to ballistic fingerprinting: Forensic ballistics
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Noun1.ballistic fingerprinting - identification of the gun that fired a bullet from an analysis of the unique marks that every gun makes on the bullet it fires and on the shell ejected from itballistic fingerprinting - identification of the gun that fired a bullet from an analysis of the unique marks that every gun makes on the bullet it fires and on the shell ejected from it
identification - evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing
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KARACHI -- The Sindh Assembly on Wednesday unanimously approved the indh Arms Amendment Bill 2016, into law, declaring Ballistic fingerprinting of the firearm holders as mandatory.
Remember how the anti-gun crowd cheered almost to the point of tears when Maryland became the first state to adopt a ballistic fingerprinting law?
If, as the NRA claims, these firearms are to be used for safe and legal activities, why then should the NRA fear allowing background checks to be kept for 90 days or for a federal ballistic fingerprinting database to be created?
Democrat Charles Schumer, breathlessly announced he would sponsor legislation to create a national ballistic fingerprinting system.

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