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An interesting and widely unknown fact, since the NFA went into effect in 1934, there has only been ONE, yes, ONE single felony committed in the whole United States since 1934 that involved a legally registered NFA firearm. And it was committed ironically by a crooked police officer who went to a drug house and shot someone on the premises. He used his legally acquired UZI sub machinegun to commit the crime. You hear all the time of machineguns and sawed off shotguns in the news but these have all been by individuals possessing an illegal, non registered weapon.
originally posted by: thov420
a reply to: WeRpeons
Something or things have changed in current society.
originally posted by: WeRpeons
a reply to: SlapMonkey
I'm not a gun owner so I probably shouldn't have said M16's. I was thinking more of the automatic rifles that can be purchased by the general public.
Support for tighter gun control laws increased 9 percentage points after the Orlando terror attack, and support for background checks and other measures being debated in the Senate hovered around 90%,
originally posted by: AMPTAH
Err..Murder is not illegal, otherwise all wars would be illegal.
originally posted by: luthier
a reply to: Indigo5
Guns rights are not a movement. They are a constitutional right.
If the polls are accurate than gun control advocates should put forth an amendment change. Thats how it works.
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
And the idea that the Orlando shooter had been on the terrorist watch list recently and was still able to buy guns is just stupid.
originally posted by: TheRedneck
a reply to: Indigo5
You seem to have a problem with people using lobbies to represent themselves on issues you disagree with. The NRA and GOA are supported by members.... American citizens just like you and me.
When I say "work within the framework" I am specifically referring to the very programs you seem to support. Need I remind you of the 2nd Amendment?
FBI scrutiny, or the oft-touted "no-fly list" (which does exist) is not a list of convictions.