National Firearms Act of 1934

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The National Firearms Act of 1934 provides for the registration, and the taxing of the transfer, of a class of weapons described as NFA Title 2 weapons … machine guns, short barreled rifles, short barreled shotguns, silencers …

The new manufacture of machine guns or the conversion of semi auto weapons to full auto weapons that are transferable to individuals has been prohibited since May 19, 1986. … all transferable machine guns that are available for sale to the general public must have been manufactured and registered prior to May 19, 1986.

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Since transfer and manufacture for transfer to “individuals” is restricted, perhaps our representative “big tent” government can find a way to simply issue these items to a new group of “first responders”, i.e., CHL Holders and other well-qualified (dare I say, Well-Regulated?) persons.

It seems like a new legally-defined group of “First Responders” could transcend the dreaded definition of “individuals”, “private citizens”, or the (gasp) “general public” in a legal sense. (Better still, if these laws could be scrapped completely).

A national ‘Shall Issue hardware’ law. Hmmm …

Think of the boost to the US economy, that is, if there are any US firearm manufacturers left by then. Think of the deterrant value to would-be “Jihadists” looking for targets of opportunity in the general population.

The whole 2nd Amendment thing looks like it’s not only a good idea, it’s The Law.




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