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so you see the gun ban grab has been around for a long time it is nothing new,
The National Firearms Act of 1934, after the handgun registration provisions were deleted, was a concentrated attack on civilian ownership of machine guns, sawed-off shotguns, silencers, and other relatively rare firearms that had acquired reputations as gangster weapons during the years preceding its passage. Modeled on the Harrison Narcotics Act, the N.F.A. based its regulatory powers on a tax imposed on traffic in the weapons, thus generating federal jurisdiction for intrastate as well as interstate transactions. The tax rate, $200 per transfer, did not seem calculated to encourage extensive commerce in these weapon. The Act also provided for the immediate registration of all covered weapons, even if illegally owned¾a provision altered in 1968, after the United States Supreme Court held the 1934 provision to be an infringement on the constitutional privilege against self-incrimination. [Page 139]
Originally posted by solongandgoodnight
In my opinion this is obviously way overstepping boundaries. The 2nd ammendment is very straight forward, and the thought that they are even considering this is very upsetting. As far as the supreme court goes........lets just say i have very little faith in them.
Reality Check Executive Order
Feel free to give me your opinions on the matter.edit on 11-1-2013 by solongandgoodnight because: spell
Originally posted by tinhattribunal
america has been under martial law since the civil war, so anything is possible, if 'they' think they can get away with it.
remain vocal - it's a great deterrent!