posted on Jan, 14 2013 @ 01:33 PM
Having read the article that is mentioned and what is written and posted, the following can be stated:
Obviously the legislature of NY is out of touch with relaity and what can be done.
While they sit and debate, decide to limit and think about putting restrictions on people and what they can and can not do, they fail to see the flaw
in their plan. The first flaw is that criminals do not follow the laws of the land, hence the word criminal.
While they may decide to restrict and put a ban on said weapons, and magazines, what is to stop someone from either going outside of the state and
purchasing a weapon/magazine to their satisfaction or learning the skills to do such?
Modifying weapons or items is a skill that some have, it is possible with the correct equipment that such can be made. Any sportsman or hunter can
tell you that they sell the equipment through magazines, and other media to purchase and buy, and ultimately sell. Hunters and sportsmen have been
making their own rounds for years, and it would not be too hard to imagine a criminal element deciding to create and make their own weapons. Zip guns
have been around for a long time, made from everyday items, along with home made silencers.
So what is to stop the criminal element from making and selling these in areas where there are high gun control laws, and ultimately creating a black
market for such, or to stop someone from leaving and bringing such back from states that do not have such tight controls on such?
What comes to mind is a city in the US, more specifically Texas, the city of Texarkana. You see this city is divided between 2 states, the Texas side
of the city is dry, the Arkansas side is wet, and there is nothing to stop the people who live on the Texas side from simply walking across the street
to get alcohol, or go drinking at a bar.
Nor does it address or even consider the what if scenerio if say a fast and furious operation was done in the USA with such weapons, then what? The
government has been known to and ultimately carry out such operations in other countries, it would be feasible that such could be done here.
It seems like the government is acting more and more in a reactionary function and the only people getting more smarter are the criminals.