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Posted: 4/24/2001 4:37:05 PM EST
last day to register May 1, 2001
I really dont understand how this happened. I do not own one of these firearms. But the ATF just changed its classifcation and now its a distructive device. Whats next are they going to classify the Ruger 10/22 a destuctive device and we all be forced to register it. Wouldnt congress have to pass a law requiring the registration of firearms.
not when the amend it it to fall under the NFA
like what the did with the semi open bolt guns called em easyly convertable to a machine gun
whats messed about thopse is you didnt have to register a open bolt semi you just couldnt make em anymore
So Could they include any firearm in the NFA?
A destructive deviuce is anything that expells something (projectile) and has a bore over half an inch. Exceptions are made for "sporting" shotguns.
12 ga shotguns, by nature, have bores over half an inch.
So, when a Klinton treasury lackey noted that the Streetsweeper, USAS 12, and Striker 12 could fit under the destructive device laws with a bit of creative interpreptation of the "sporting" thing, they went for it.
They didn't change the SPAS 12, LAW 12, Beretta riot guns, etc., due to capacity and lack of a magazine. The SPAS 15 was probably ignored because only a few got into the country.
yeah pretty much say its ready convertable blah blah blah
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