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homerfan 05-23-2007 11:15 PM

2nd Amendment Bans
When did restrictions on our gun rights start?

Did they start outlawing certain guns after the Thompson became popular?

opaww 05-24-2007 11:04 AM

Depends on how one views the attacks on the 2nd Amendment, It really started right after the Civil War as a measure to stop freed slaves from owning guns. But the most noted ban on guns was the tax act in the 1930's for automatics weapons, which did not really ban a gun just made them hard to get.

I believe that 1968 was the next big one instituting some form of gun control.

WILDCATT 05-31-2007 01:25 AM

new york made restictions around 1900 the taminy crowd to ban oposition party from protecting there voters from thugs.Mass 1906 license to buy and or to carry.the southern states banned concealed carry because of duels.the 1934 mg was a tax law under the commerce clause:confused:

JoeLee 05-31-2007 11:48 PM

With the assignation of JF Kennedy it started,by 1968 the War to kill the Second Amendment was on.

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