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Posted: 9/13/2004 7:54:28 AM EDT
ATF removed the AWB page???
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 7:58:40 AM EDT
I can't get it either.......
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:00:23 AM EDT
Is this what you are looking for?
Saw-Factsheet
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:00:48 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/13/2004 8:01:16 AM EDT by The_Groovinator]
www.atf.gov/firearms/saw-factsheet.htm

This one works for me.



edit... xvarmints beat me to the punch!
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:02:28 AM EDT
The "Breaking News" section has had ALL of the AWB Letters and FAQ removed.

WHY?
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:10:50 AM EDT
It's not just the sunset, folks...

All ATF AWB information is gone, including the old 'how to comply with the AWB' FAQ...

It's as if the thing never existed....
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:13:14 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/13/2004 8:13:51 AM EDT by KA3B]
They have scrubbed the entire web site of anything to do with assault weapons except for a letter dated 1998 from Bill Clinton.

Enter "assault weapons" in the ATF search engine.




Originally Posted By ToroRojo:
The "Breaking News" section has had ALL of the AWB Letters and FAQ removed.

WHY?

Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:15:07 AM EDT
According to the NRA, the AWB doesn't end until midnight tonite...

FINAL COUNTDOWN ON CLINTON GUN BAN IS HERE--
Take Nothing For Granted!!!!

With Congress back from its Summer District Work Period, only one legislative work day remains before the Clinton gun ban is due to expire at midnight September 13!

As time runs out on this flawed and ineffective legislation, we are once again asking you to call your lawmakers to ensure they know that their voting constituents do not want to see this ban extended even one second longer than its scheduled demise.



Received this from the ILA this morning...
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:15:28 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Dave_A:
It's not just the sunset, folks...

All ATF AWB information is gone, including the old 'how to comply with the AWB' FAQ...

It's as if the thing never existed....



big brotha be working OT!
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:17:02 AM EDT
Does this mean we have to have another party at midnight tonight?
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:17:21 AM EDT
It's a trap! The AWB actually expires tonight and now they are going to take all the threads from today of people posting pictures of their illegal assault weapons and send them off the Club Fed.

Crap, I seem to have lost my tinfoil.....

Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:20:57 AM EDT
GO TO WWW.ATF.GOV

Look under "What's New"

The FAQ is still there.
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:21:51 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/13/2004 8:22:16 AM EDT by KA3B]
Hehehe, I sent the ATF an email, the webmaster just replied with "Thanks, I have been busy and I probably deleted the link by accident. It should be up now, please check."

It's back on the front page.



For September 13, 2004

Semiautomatic Assault Weapon Update
By statute, the prohibitions relating to semiautomatic assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices expired on September 13, 2004. As a result, certain sections of the Gun Control Act, 18 U.S.C. Chapter 44, and its implementing regulations, 27 CFR Part 478, are no longer in effect.

Open Letter to Federally Licensed Firearms Importers and Registered Importers of U.S. Munitions Import List Articles [HTML][PDF]
Semiautomatic Assault Weapon (SAW) Ban – Questions and Answers [HTML][PDF]
Changes in Federal Law As Of September 13, 2004 Relating to Semiautomatic Assault Weapons (SAWs) and Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Devices (LCAFDs) [HTML][PDF]

Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:22:01 AM EDT
Try this one, it even says sunsetted at 12:01 AM September 13th.Page
Link Posted: 9/13/2004 8:22:28 AM EDT



From ATF web site...........


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Semiautomatic Assault Weapon Update (9/13/04)

By statute, the prohibitions relating to semiautomatic assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices expired on September 13, 2004. As a result, certain sections of the Gun Control Act, 18 U.S.C. Chapter 44, and its implementing regulations, 27 CFR Part 478, are no longer in effect.









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