As a result, the list gives vulnerable politicians cover from constituents who do not want to give up their firearms. For serial numbers manufactured prior to our electronic records, or for an official letter confirming the details on your firearm please download and mail in the Request for Letter of Authenticity form. He thought the shooter had an automatic weapon. Learn more. Yet the two firearms are equally deadly. A separate bill in circulation exempted far fewer hunting and sporting firearms, Lenett said.
Under the law and the currently proposed one, the government would not have the authority to take away guns people already legally own.
Proposed assault weapons ban would protect more than 2,200 firearms
The ban would only apply to specific firearms manufactured and sold after the law is enacted. How much do you know about the Second Amendment? This number should be used as a point of reference only. Monitor Daily. Learn more. Any firearm that does not fall within the law's definition of an assault weapon would not be banned.