Under MOST laws, no.
A firearm is a firearms, regardless of whether or not is has the magazine with it. The receiver is the part which is considered the basis of the firearm, not the magazine.
Yes, a flare pistol in not considered a firearm by the us government and therefore you need no license to own one/
Lawmakers have the unique ability to make a word mean anything they want it to mean. So, yes an air pistol could be designated as a firearm. After 9-11, a lot of things that were considered harmless have now been classified as deadly weapons.
A shotgun is a firearm. A revolver is a firearm. A pistol is a firearm. A rifle is a firearm. If you want even more specific -- A Remington 1187 is a firearm (shotgun). A Smith and Wesson 686 is a firearm (revolver). A Sig Sauer P226 is a firearm (pistol). A Colt 6920 is a firearm (rifle).
A regular pistol is a firearm. It uses gunpowder to fire a bullet. An air pistol uses compressed air to fire a pellet with less velocity than a firearm.
A pistol is a single hand firearm with a short barrel.
yes it is .
When someone utilizes a firearm (pistol, rifle or shotgun) to kill themselves.
The handgun was the only firearm he had with him.
No. "Firearm" is defined basically as a small arms weapon, as a rifle or pistol, from which a projectile is fired by gunpowder. A slingshot is a weapon, but not a firearm.