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Synopsis of Rule of Law. Congress may not compel a state or local government to implement federal regulatory programs, even if they are temporary functions.
No such rule or regulation prescribed [by the Attorney General] after the date of the enactment of the Firearms Owners Protection Act may require that records required to be maintained under this chapter or any portion of the contents of such records, be recorded at or transferred to a facility owned, managed, or controlled by the United States or any State or any political subdivision thereof, nor that any system of registration of firearms, firearms owners, or firearms transactions or disposition be established. Nothing in this section expands or restricts the Secretary's authority to inquire into the disposition of any firearm in the course of a criminal investigation.
Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
reply to post by buni11687
Exactly. This bill, with the information available, changes nothing for anyone. A complete null set.
Yet some dullards applaud it as closing the alleged and misunderstood "loophole"?
Here's an idea, how about we pass a bill that makes water wet. Finally somebody is doing something about the dry loophole.
on a personal and off topic nature is that a bearded dragon in your avatar or some other cool kind of lizzard?
so it seems that even this was hard for them to get they know we are winning and they are going to fail now its gonna shift it to saving the jobs they have for the time being but we as gun owners have a long memory!
Four senators may have signed on to a gun background check deal Wednesday, but only two showed up for the news conference — in part because Pennsylvania GOP Sen. Patrick J. Toomey’s public support for the bill hinged on not having to stand next to Democratic Sen. Charles E. Schumer of New York.
while i do not agree with him on this i will respect his right to freedom of speech to look like an idiot in front of the whole nation.
WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey on Wednesday called for an expansion of required background checks for those who want to buy guns by arguing that the proposal does not actually constitute “gun control.” Read more: dailycaller.com...
Originally posted by SpaDe_
Just reading this, I already question whether they didn't actually make it easier for criminals to get weapons rather than harder. Does this law now allow people to circumvent having to go through an FFL dealer and allow direct online transactions between the buyer and seller due to the background check being performed online? If so this means that anyone with a stolen identity can just straw purchase a firearm and have it shipped directly to them eliminating any direct contact with the seller or other FFl holder.
I will wait to see the final details of this, but from what I am reading it really does nothing at all to prevent criminals from obtaining firearms, and might possibly be a direct path for criminals to obtain them even easier.