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The Assault Weapons Ban Didn’t Work Then and It Won’t Work Now

so'loughlin Wrote: Dec 30, 2012 9:51 PM
Actually, Machine-guns ARE legal. Machine-guns manufactured before 1986 can be bought and sold by American citizens after paying a $200 fee to the BATFE and undergoing a background check. Your local Police Chief will be contacted to see if he will allow it and your state's laws must allow it as well. Massachusetts requires you have a state issued machine-gun license as well. I believe there are six states that require a state MG license for possession. Machine-guns made after 1986 are not for sale to citizens.

Senator Dianne Feinstein is queuing up come January 2013 to retable—yet again—an Assault Weapons Ban (AWB) in order to “severely mitigate the possibilities of another Sandy Hook atrocity.” Great idea, Dianne, as the first AWB that Clinton signed into law worked wonders in schools from 1994-2004. It was awesome. It panned out wonderfully aside from the following:

  • November 7, 1994: Wickliffe, Ohio: (Wickliffe Middle School shooting) Keith Ledeger, 37, a former student at the school, shot and killed custodian Pete Christopher and wounded four other adults.
  • January 12, 1995: Seattle, Washington: A...