I think most who follow this thread will remember this case from The Civil Rights Lawyer, where a judge forced entry to the home of a man who was in divorce court. He objected to the lack of a warrant, and she threatened to have him arrest.
Well, now... how do you like impeachment, Judge...
Yes, it's a shame that NRA apologists claim victory for a case they tried to sabotage.
Meanwhile, the NRA budget is made up of rainbow unicorn farts.
The Congressional Record of debates is frequently considered by the courts (and smart lawyers include it and cite to it).
The Bruen standard of history and tradition is great, but intent is also important in the arguments.
The legislative history of the NFA makes it clear that the intent was to ban through taxation. The inflation-adjusted $200 tax from 1934 would be roughly $4,400 today for every SBS, SBR, and silencer. Same for automatics, except the 1986 Hughes Amendment to FOPA already drove the price through...
Lobbying Congress accomplishes nothing; as it regularly pointed out, NRA's entire lobbying budget isn't even a drop in the bucket compared to other industries, including public employee labor unions.
What victories have you seen come out of Congress? That they didn't renew the 1994 AWB?
Yes, and it's still a semi-auto even with a 1 round mag.
When my lovely bride and I found out that I had knocked her up on our wedding night, we had a discussion about what the squidling would get first: his first baseball glove, his first rifle, or his first guitar.
Not necessarily in that...
How convenient that they're going to release it after 6 p.m. on Friday, when conventional news has shut down for the weekend.
Do they not understand that will just pour gas on the fire? Are they intending to start a weekend riot?
A very good friend, retired teacher from the North Lamar School District (in Paris), as straight laced...
If it started its life as a receiver, it was just an "other firearm".
If you put certain parts on it, then removed them and put different parts on it, who's to know?
Also, where did you go in the Seacoast area to "register" anything?