Skip to comments.Obama to bypass congress to ban semiautomatic firearms, warns expert
Posted on 11/27/2012 8:30:35 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
An anti-gun owner initiative considered in Washington could lead to massive civil disobedience and a severe domestic crisis, gun law expert John M. Snyder warned on Friday.
"According to confidential information," he said, "forces linked with the administration suggest the government classify semiautomatic firearms and multiple capacity ammunition feeding devices as Title 2 National Firearms Act items under the Gun Control Act of 1968.
Americans familiar with federal gun laws understand that under this scenario, semiautomatics and high capacity magazines could be acquired only with great difficulty and at great expense by America's estimated 100 million law-abiding firearms owners, notes Snyder.
According to Snyder and other gun ownership advocates, the Obama administration long ago realized it would have insurmountable difficulty getting a semiautomatic gun ban, such as that considered by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and others, passed Congress, especially when the House is controlled by defenders of the Second Amendment.
Congressional Second Amendment supporters already are preparing for such a battle. During the Clinton years, Congress enacted a partial, temporary semiautomatic ban but allowed it to sunset after 10 years because of its lack of significant negative impact on crime, according to surveys conducted by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.
The Obama administration, now safely reelected, may order the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to take the classification step. Some gun-grabbers view the designation of Street Sweeper shotguns as Title 2 firearms during the Clinton administration as precedent for such a move.
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His pad of executive orders seems to be endless.
and the MSM remain shocked about record gun sales...
You see? Why bother participating in the political process when the dictator walks right around Congress? Would everyone please WAKE UP!
Get yer Saiga 12’s now.
The house of representatives holds the purse-strings, and if the ATF tries to classify semiautos and magazines as NFA weapons, they must be put out of business.
I had enough, unfortunately all were lost in a boating accident while crossing a local lake. Nary a gun to be fond in my house. Sad but true.
“Say you want a revolution,...”
Feinstein proposed no grandfathering, so her ban would affect existing firarms also. Don't know how far Obama will go, but go he will. Count on it.
If this is true, here we go.
Its been too long coming. Let’s get it over with.
Yours too? Wow...
I lost the boat to. Rotted old thing.
I miss the guns. The boat, not so much.
Deepest part of the lake to. I sent divers and everything. They say there is 30 feet of muck down there. could swallow everything.
We shall see.
Second amendment bump for later........
Mine were all lost is a fire the day before this passes.
Exactly why sales are through the roof. Looks like time to grab the AKs (myself and brother) to finish our initial collection.
Fortunately, nary a gun, lost or otherwise, can be traced to me. As far as the government is concerned, I never, in my lifetime, have ever owned a gun. Planning is all in the planning.
I have never lost a gun in a boating accident. Luckily I know how to take care of and use my guns. They may find out how well someday soon.
Gee, lucky you.
Something tells me Obama has no idea what makes a firearm semiautomatic.