Why can't the Socialist left for once be Honest with the American people. This Phony new gun bill. Is nothing more then a Power grab.By Dems?
This mask by the left to control guns
being sold interstate. Inter County
by private owners is nothing more
then a grab by the left to control guns.
This needs to be hounded and hounded
until such time as this blatant attack
on States rights is stopped.
Your turn left outs.
- StuartLv 61 year agoFavorite Answer
It has been unlawful since 1934 (The National Firearms Act) for civilians to own machine guns without special permission from the U.S. Treasury Department. Machine guns are subject to a $200 tax every time their ownership changes from one federally registered owner to another, and each new weapon is subject to a manufacturing tax when it is made, and it must be registered with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in its National Firearms Registry.
Since 1934, there appear to have been at least two homicides committed with legally owned automatic weapons. One was a murder committed by a law enforcement officer (as opposed to a civilian). On September 15th, 1988, a 13-year veteran of the Dayton, Ohio police department, Patrolman Roger Waller, then 32, used his fully automatic MAC-11 .380 caliber submachine gun to kill a police informant, 52-year-old Lawrence Hileman. Patrolman Waller pleaded guilty in 1990, and he and an accomplice were sentenced to 18 years in prison. The 1986 'ban' on sales of new machine guns does not apply to purchases by law enforcement or government agencies.
- ZirpLv 71 year ago
so you fail to grasp the difference between Socialists and Democrats?