Yep, folks, here we go. Not that we ever stopped to begin with….
“H.R. 6257: Assault Weapons Ban Reauthorization Act of 2008” introduced June 6th, 2008, but sooner or later will be either A)headed to commitee or B)have the wording introduced into other bills. Some interesting verbiage to note, too:
(b) DEFINITION OF SEMIAUTOMATIC ASSAULT WEAPON- Section 921(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding after paragraph (29) the following:(30) The term semiautomatic assault weapon means–(A) any of the firearms, or copies or duplicates of the firearms in any caliber, known as–
In particular, that little line that reads “or copies or duplicates of the firearms in any caliber” should tell you exactly where bills like this are headed. In any case, here’s to fighting the good fight – get proactive, buy something on National Ammo Day, send letters to your congresscritter, call your local representatives, and develop a voice.