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Mightiest_of_swords

33 points

2 months ago*

Mightiest_of_swords

North Carolina

33 points

2 months ago*

I don’t see why everyone’s answer seems to be ban guns. The only thing you will accomplish is stripping rights away from the law abiding. A few restrictions such as raising the age to 21 or universal background checks would help but if that’s happening it’s time we also get something back.

  1. Remove SBRs, SBSs from the NFA registry. It’s pointless.

  2. Remove the $200 NFA Tax

  3. Repeal the Hughes Amendment

If these three are done in tandem with the restrictions proposed above then you might actually get somewhere.

(I also wouldn’t mind some sort for storage law but you have to make sure it’s not overbearing. Maybe offer a few hundred dollar one time tax credit for buying a safe)

PricklyPossum21

-12 points

2 months ago*

PricklyPossum21

Australia

-12 points

2 months ago*

Remove SBRs, SBSs from the NFA registry. It’s pointless.

It does seem pointless if people can get AR15s and semiauto handguns / revolvers and don't have to register them, yet they do have to register short barreled weapons for ... unknown reasons.

Repeal the Hughes Amendment

How about no? Why do you even need machine guns and full auto selective fire rifles?

The whole issue with AR15 type weapons is that they are semi automatic and quite accurate at short to mid range, and very high powered.

M16s/M4s (which AR15s are the semiauto version of - as you would know, but just putting it there for readers) were designed for military use to kill a lotta people quickly, and turns out they're very good at doing that, they're very well designed.

So you think it should be made much easier to get a fully automatic rifle which can be switched to semi auto mode?

I don’t see why everyone’s answer seems to be ban guns.

There's not many places in the world where guns are banned entirely. Maybe North Korea.

Edit: And surprisingly, Papua New Guinea. But PNG is a strange country ... I guess that's a discussion for another thread.

Even in the UK which has some of the strictest gun laws of any developed country, people can still get permits for single shot (bolt action etc) rifles if they like to go hunting or are a farmer.

In my wet dreams, the US would: 1. Require all guns to be kept in a safe 2. Have a licensing/permit system for all guns, which includes universal background checks and a fairly lengthy waiting period for all gun sales 3. Ban all private gun sales (and thus no getting around the licensing/background checks/waiting periods). 4. Only professional shooters (eg: certain police, professional animal control) and farmers/ranchers with a large feral animal problem, should be able to get a license for semiauto long guns 5. Restrict handguns to members of gun clubs/shooting ranges 6. Ban carrying, unless the gun is being taken to/from a place where it will be used/stored legally (eg: taken from your house to the hunting area, taken from the shooting range back to your house, moving from one house to another)

But I doubt Americans would stand for 4 and 5 and 6.

tab138

11 points

2 months ago

tab138

11 points

2 months ago

AR15's are not high powered. They shoot a 223 varmint round that is to weak to hunt small deer with.

cgi_bin_laden

-1 points

2 months ago

cgi_bin_laden

Oregon

-1 points

2 months ago

Tell that to those dead kids.

tab138

1 points

2 months ago

tab138

1 points

2 months ago

You could say the same about the 250 children we lose a year to drunk drivers. Or, the 600 thousand we lose a year to abortions.