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Greeley Gazette: ATF to accept public comments prior to outlawing shotguns

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by jimwsea, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. jimwsea

    jimwsea Vancouver, Washington state Active Member

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    Has anyone else heard about this? At first, I thought this was a joke.
    ATF to accept public comments prior to outlawing shotguns | Greeley Gazette

    "The ATF completed a study regarding the importability of certain shotguns. The basis for a possible ban is based on a loosely defined "Sporting Purpose" test. Using the vague definition almost all pump-action and semi-automatic shotguns could be banned as they are all capable of accepting a magazine, box or tube capable of holding more than 5 rounds."

    Also: " The ATF is currently allowing public comments on the study until the end of the month. Those wishing to express concerns about the study can send an email to shotgunstudy@atf.gov".

    If this is not a joke, then the comment period ends in less than two weeks!
     
  2. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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  3. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    Look at the date of the article. That was last year when people were trying to sell $2000 Saiga 12s because they were going to be banned. It never happened.

    There's legislation preventing the ATF from doing this now. It's covered here: Blocked funding for ATF's planned shotgun import ban already paying dividends - St. Louis gun rights | Examiner.com

     
  4. John H

    John H Whatcom County Well-Known Member

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    DID YOU READ THE DATE ON THAT????
     
  5. EMP9596

    EMP9596 Two Trees West of Camas, WA. Active Member

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    ATF to accept public comments prior to outlawing shotguns
    Posted by Jack Minor • April 18, 2011 • Printer-friendly