Skip to comments.Obama issues new executive orders against guns (While looking at Syria.....)
Posted on 08/29/2013 12:24:19 PM PDT by yoe
President Obama ordered two more executive actions Thursday to restrict guns, banning the re-importation of military surplus firearms to private entities and proposing a regulation that would close a loophole in background checks.
On the day B. Todd Jones is being sworn in as the new director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the White House said the ATF is proposing to conduct background checks on firearms registered to a trust or corporation. The administration said felons and others prohibited from having firearms currently are able to avoid background checks by choosing this route.
[snip] The orders follow 23 other executive actions on gun control that the White House unveiled in January. In the spring, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected a proposal to require expanded background checks for gun purchases.
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I would never vote for a Republican president. None of them are pure enough for me.
After all, better to let the country crash and be morally pure than to save the country for my children by compromising.
...banning the re-importation of military surplus firearms to private entities
I don't know - the CMP's Garands are re-imported by the US Army - hardly a private entity.
Although Garands are nice, there are better weapons now becoming available with the use of new printing technology.
And since we are talking about weapons that are not registered, one can get some very nice weapons indeed. Fully automatic grenade cannons that home in on evil and use lasers to correct for range!
Since the IRS and NSA don’t obey the law, then I am not required to either.
Of course, it would be nice if the fed gov would follow their laws, and then I would once again feel bound to obey the various constitutional laws.
Exactly...I liked Mitt BUT...I like Ron Paul but...I like Cruz but...
If you don’t register an NFA wesapon, they go after you on Tax Evasion charges. The transfer tax is $200 per gun, per transfer.
They say I can’t make and own new NFA weapons anyways, so since I can’t legally do it, I can’t legally pay tax on it.
“the administration said it will deny requests to bring military-grade firearms back into the U.S. to private entities,”
So now the country is safe from technologies of 110 year old 03 Springfields and 75 year old Garands.
See, I didn’t register a NFA weapon.
Most likely, neither have you. Few people own them.
So most of us have not paid tax on transfer of NFA weapons.
That is not in doubt. Let us stipulate that.
Now, there is another element of the ‘crime’ of not paying tax on a transfer of a NFA weapon. They have to prove that one has created or transfered such a weapon.
They can do that with any of us with false testimony.
So we are all just waiting for the corrupt government to take us in. Our question is: Are they corrupt enough to go after me today?
And we will never know until it is too late.
Now that he will curb corporate gun violence, the streets of Atlanta will be safe once again!
that's got to be at least .0001% of the population.about the same % of carry permit holders committing felonies with guns.
This is beyond stupid. The NFA crowd is THE most law abiding group out there. Not to mention the ridiculous NINE MONTH wait right now to get a stamp back. Wonder what they’re going to do for stamps that are in process...
If you dont register an NFA wesapon, they go after you on Tax Evasion charges.
If you possess an unregistered NFA weapon, they go after you for the crime of possessing an unregistered NFA weapon, which has a 10 year prison term associated with it.
He wants to leave us high and dry, so IF there is a crisis he and his homies can swoop in a take everything.
He is arming our enemies and disarming the American people.
The full auto and short barreled tools are readily available at the appropriate time of our choosing from one’s local police department, free — where no tax or trust or sign off was done for “the only ones” in law enforcement either. The successful raids on police armories by public enemies in the 1930s should come to mind.
Interesting that health care is a right that we have to be forced to buy, but owning a firearm is a right that is being taken away from us bit by bit.
does this mean guns like the Mosin, British enfields and all bolt action rifles that were used by military will be banned as well?
Good thing I own them....
I’m pretty sure that this EO only applies to surplus firearms that were initially manufactured in the US, then given to other countries. It shouldn’t apply to the vast majority of surplus firearms imports. Of course, most of those have dried up by 2013 anyway...
In practical terms, this will prevent about 250,000 M1 Garands and Carbines from being imported from South Korea.