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  • http://www.nraila.org/Legislation/Federal/Read.aspx?id=2668
  • http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=h110-1022     New  2007 Gun Bill
  • http://www.house.gov/writerep/      contact your Rep.
  • The rest is History:
  • 1927 - Law banning mailing of concealable firearms passed.
  • 1934 - National Firearms Act of - Regulated fully automatic firearms imposing HUGE taxes on them.
  • 1938 - Federal Firearms Act of 1938 - limited selling ordinary firearms and established FFL as well as sales records required for those who deal in firearms.
  • Note how when our government wanted men to willingly go fight against dictators in WWII and Korea very little gun control legislation was passed...
  • 1968 - Gun Control Act of 1968 - An onerous piece of legislation passed after assassinations of prominent people. Placed limitations on handguns, revamped and enlarged dealer licensing and record keeping requirements
  • 1972 - BATF formed begins 'compliance inspections'.
  • 1977 - Washington DC basically bans handguns and requires registration of rifles and shotguns.
  • 1986 - So-called Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act - Banned importing numerous semiautomatic 'assault' weapons added "Gun-free school zones" banned bullets capable of penetrating certain materials.
  • 1989 - California bans so-called assault weapons based more on looks than on function.
  • 1990 - Imported so-called "assault weapons" ban.
  • 1994 - Brady Handgun Violence Prevention - Imposed a five-day waiting period on the purchase of a handgun on a national level and required local law enforcement to conduct background checks on purchasers.
  • 1994 - Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement- Banned sale, manufacture, importation, or possession of a number of specific types of so-called "assault weapons".
  • 1997 - Major gun manufacturers basically forced to agree to include specific safety features such as locks on or with their weapons.
  • 1998 - City governments file product liability type lawsuits against gun makers.
  • 1999 - More local government civil actions filed against gunmakers.
  • 1999 - Senate demands gun-show (private party) sales be subject to background checks. Extends waiting periods.
  • 2003 - HUGE expansion in bans proposed in congress. Would ban semi-auto SHOTGUNS, old rifles such as the M1 Garand, and even banned making of parts to repair old firearms.
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Geez-- thought they were going to make the Ruger 10/22 the national fire arm.
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Contacted my House Rep. to tell him my opinion and to please oppose this ridiculous Bill.
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Originally posted by Dale Clifford Dale Clifford wrote:

Geez-- thought they were going to make the Ruger 10/22 the national fire arm.

 

They (anti- gunners) did !

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The price and availabliity here are already being affected by this.
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