A large part of the problem is that the liberal left can not or will not differentiate between me, the homeless guy muttering to himself or the repeat convicted criminal. They feel justified in treating us as all as equals. I guess it is easier to simply treat us all like criminals.
If the NFA was upheld by the SCOTUS as a TAX measure and if BATF fails to allow the tax to be collected then the law is invalidated IMO.
Originally Posted by Robert A Heinlein
Criminals are never materially handicapped by such rules; the only effect is to disarm the peaceful citizen and put him fully at the mercy of the lawless. Such rules look very pretty on paper; in practice they are as foolish and footless as the attempt of the mice to bell the cat.
Letter to Alice Dalgliesh, the editor who was censoring his manuscript for Red Planet, regarding gun control registration and control Published in 1949