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Thursday, January 3, 2013

IF FEINSTEIN'S BILL AGAINST OUR RIGHT TO OUR WEAPONS IS A MYSTERY TO YOU - HERE IT IS

THIS IS WHAT AMERICAN CITIZENS PAY TAXES FOR?  TO TAKE OUR RIGHTS, GIVEN TO US BY GOD, GUARANTEED BY THE CONSTITUTION'S BILL OF RIGHTS, WHICH WAS WRITTEN TO INHIBIT THE GROWTH OF GOVERNMENT (KEEP IT SMALL), AND GIVE POWER TO THE PEOPLE, IS DOING TO US.

BEND DOWN AND FASTEN THE CHAINS OF TOTALITARIAN DICTATORSHIP ON YOUR CHILDREN'S AND GRANDCHILDRENS LEGS IF YOU DON'T WANT TO DO IT TO YOUR OWN. 




STOP THE GUN BAN HERE:

 http://12160.info/forum/topics/stop-the-gun-ban-contact-your-senators-via-this-link




http://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/assault-weapons

Stopping the spread of deadly assault weapons

Stay informed

In January, Senator Feinstein will introduce a bill to stop the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition feeding devices.
To receive updates on this legislation, click here.

Press releases

Television appearances

Summary of 2013 legislation

Following is a summary of the 2013 legislation:
  • Bans the sale, transfer, importation, or manufacturing of:
    • 120 specifically-named firearms;
    • Certain other semiautomatic rifles, handguns, shotguns that can accept a detachable magazine and have one or more military characteristics; and
    • Semiautomatic rifles and handguns with a fixed magazine that can accept more than 10 rounds.
  • Strengthens the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban and various state bans by:
    • Moving from a 2-characteristic test to a 1-characteristic test;
    • Eliminating the easy-to-remove bayonet mounts and flash suppressors from the characteristics test; and
    • Banning firearms with “thumbhole stocks” and “bullet buttons” to address attempts to “work around” prior bans.
  • Bans large-capacity ammunition feeding devices capable of accepting more than 10 rounds. 
  • Protects legitimate hunters and the rights of existing gun owners by:
    • Grandfathering weapons legally possessed on the date of enactment;
    • Exempting over 900 specifically-named weapons used for hunting or sporting purposes; and
    • Exempting antique, manually-operated, and permanently disabled weapons.
  • Requires that grandfathered weapons be registered under the National Firearms Act, to include:
    • Background check of owner and any transferee;
    • Type and serial number of the firearm;
    • Positive identification, including photograph and fingerprint;
    • Certification from local law enforcement of identity and that possession would not violate State or local law; and
    • Dedicated funding for ATF to implement registration.
A pdf of the bill summary is available here.

Effectiveness of 1994-2004 Assault Weapons Ban

Following are studies that have been conducted on the 1994-2004 Assault Weapons Ban:

Assault weapons in the news

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