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Legislation Question on ownership of Semi Autos

Discussion in 'Politics, Elections & Legislation' started by Cyrus, Dec 22, 2012.

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  1. Cyrus

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    I am basically a trap shooter. Can someone with experience in legislative matters explain why the Gun Shops have a waiting line out the door to purchase Assault Weapons, if the Dems are going to start all this BS and ban these type of firearms. To me, I would be selling them off before they start to implement these reforms. If you currently own any semi auto's (including those used for clay target sports or hunting) prior to the ban, are they excluded or included from the ban. Can they legally take away your private possessions? If my memory serves me correctly, when President Regan enacted this type of ban, I don't recall any type of confiscation. Thanks for any opinions/info. Cyrus
     
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    "New York Gov: Gun Confiscation and Forced Buy-back an Option"
     
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    As far as I'm concerned, the fight is on already.
     
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    I think it would suit the behavior of said beaurocrats to put a cost of billions of dollars on the backs of all the media led sheep. I also think the media should frontpage the cost of the plan. (so as not to be deceptive!)
     
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    If there is a ban on assult weapons and you own one you will not be able to sell it. If you can sell it it will only be after a background check. Sell it without a background check and you will have a problem. Or they will force you to get an FBI background check and pay a tax stamp to own the weapon.
     
  7. railman

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    First of all read the DOD definition of "assault weapon". One of the criteria is it must be capable of multiple shots while hold back the trigger. Full auto or burst. No "black gun" being sold meets this requirement, that I am aware of.
     
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