Now is the time to start pushing for a complete repeal of all federal gun control laws. I propose that we pass a Federal Firearms Freedom Act, modeled somewhat after the state firearms freedom acts that have been so successfully passed in the last few years.
I believe that most of the federal gun control laws are located in two portions of the federal code, in Title 18 and in Title 26. Both Title 18 and Title 26 guff are derived from the NFA, the FFA, the GCA, and the FOPA.
Here's my proposed text for a repeal:
Federal Firearms Freedom Act1) United States Code Title 18, Part I, Chapter 44 is hereby repealed in its entirety. 2) United States Code Title 26, Subtitle E, Chapter 53 is hereby repealed in its entirety.
The first part takes care of all of 922 and 923. The second part takes care of the Internal Revenue Code related to 922 and 923.
Your bill language has been submitted to Justin Amash (R-MI), and to Pete Hoekstra and Peter Konetchy, candidates to replace Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), requesting a commitment to propose it and seek it’s passage.
I believe that most of the federal gun control laws are located in two portions of the federal code, in Title 18 and in Title 26. Both Title 18 and Title 26 are derived from the NFA of 1934, the GCA of 1968, and the FOPA of 1986.
Under Article 6, Paragraph 2.. It plainly states that:
This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in pursuance thereof; and all treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority of the United States, shall be the supreme law of the land; and the judges in every state shall be bound thereby, anything in the constitution or laws of any state to the contrary notwithstanding.
Further, the 14th Amendment, Section 1 states:
All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
As a taxing agency, the BATFE had the purpose of registering certain classes of firearms to ensure that the proper taxes were being paid. With the closing of the Registry to Class III firearms manufactured after May 19, 1986 (Hughes Amendment to the FOPA, Pub.:. 99-308, 100 Stat. 449), this tax is no longer payable and is a de facto infringement.
With the BATFE now under the auspices of the Department of Justice, rather than the Internal Revenue Service, their stated mission goal is now no longer tax collection, which is Constitutionally legal, but enforcement of a law which blatantly violates the express language and intent of the Second Amendment.
Therefore, let is be purposed that a Bill be enacted to repeal the following from the USC.
Here’s my proposed text for a repeal:
Firearms Freedom Act
1) United States Code Title 18, Part I, Chapter 44 is hereby repealed in its entirety.
2) United States Code Title 26, Subtitle E, Chapter 53 is hereby repealed in its entirety.
This restores the true intent of the Second Amendment, allows the FBI and BATFE to re-purpose those resources and personal to fighting the terror threat, removes a Constitutional crisis that has lasted too long, and brings our laws back into compliance with both the Miller (1934) and Heller (2008) Supreme Court decisions as well as numerous lower Court decisions like McDonald V Chicago(2010).