This serves as a follow up to a previous article I wrote concerning Obama’s “Hail Mary” move to ram through more anti-gun laws before he leaves office. He has directed his anti-gun leaders at the DOJ and ATF to reclassify AR/AK Pistols as an NFA item. See new rule here.
What does this mean? Well, as we all know, or in case you don’t, an NFA item is highly regulated by the ATF. The NFA was originally enacted in 1934. Similar to the current NFA, the original Act imposed a tax on the making and transfer of firearms defined by the Act, as well as a special (occupational) tax on persons and entities engaged in the business of importing, manufacturing, and dealing in NFA firearms. The law also required the registration of all NFA firearms with the Secretary of the Treasury. Firearms subject to the 1934 Act included shotguns and rifles having barrels less than 18 inches in length, certain firearms described as “any other weapons,” machineguns, and firearm mufflers and silencers. As it is described on the ATF’s website,
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