Skip to comments.Kill the assault rifle ban? YES
Posted on 08/09/2004 7:30:18 AM PDT by neverdem
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I fully expect I would be. ;-)
I'll throw in my collection of A-5s. Bulky but effective.
Not as of last Saturday. It's a proposed law...not a law yet.
Sounds like Mama needs a couple of trips to the range as well. Find one that has pistol caliber sub-guns for rent (as does the Bullet Hole near San Antonio where that picture was taken, although that wasn't' one of their guns). Well maybe start with a .22 rifle or handgun, but it won't take long before she want to shoot the buzz guns as well, most likely and she'll be the one teaching the girl to shoot if you don't watch out. My wife "doesn't like guns", but she shot them to please her father, so it's not that she hates them either. she does support the second amendment and doesn't object when go shooting or to a gun show. My daughters both shoot them as well, with the younger one wanting to make off with my .22 semi-auto. I might just give it to her too, when I get a new one for myself. :)
Presumably they will haul away the dead dogs and gun gestapo members as well.
There was no such trade off made. The machine gun ban was a last minute amendment in the House. There was no debate on it, as time for debate had run out. The wording is pretty bad too. If taken literally, as laws are supposed to be, it wouldn't have banned anything. Everyone figured the Courts would throw it out. In any event there was some discussion as the meaning in the Senate, but without any real resolution, although the FOPA was passed anyway with the language. There was no time for any such "compromise" on the part of the NRA.
Some federal courts have ruled on various aspects of FOPA as it relates to machine guns and the NFA. See:
Some courts have declared that because the NFA was passed under the power to tax, once it was amended so that the tax would not longer be accepted, then the whole NFA registration scheme for machine guns became invalid. That's not good law in most places, more's the pity.
You miss understand me. My wife likes guns. She's partial to big bore handguns. Has her pretty eyes set on a 10mm Star Arms Megastar. She says she likes the way it feels in her hand. It's also about the biggest damn 10MM auto pistol I've ever seen.
Has more to do with teaching our darling sprog to control her temper before giving her anything that goes BANG and puts big holes in things.
At 11 months old, she has a ways to go yet.;-)
every time I buy ammo I have to do it, they dont propose I do it.
I think its possible that eric might be trying to throw the dog off the scent. :-)
As of last count, I have nine A-5s in my gun closet, including a 32 inch bbl goose gun.
These look like Louisiana sky blasters.
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