I fully support the Repeal of the 1986 Machine Gun Ban (The Firearm Owners Protection Act (FOPA)) May 19, 1986 If there was ever a more blatant infringement of our 2nd amendment rights, the 1986 machine gun ban is it... But its not going to happen if every gun owner, ccw permit carrier, etc., in America does not recognize these bans and 2nd amendment infringements as a stepping stone to total gun confiscation such as happened in the U.K. As gun owners it is our duty to oppose all gun control legislation, and actively lobby for the repeal of all existing gun control measures and 2nd amendment infringements including but not limited to the Brady Bill(s) and Clinton Ban(s). Again we must let our representatives in Washington and the NRA know that this is not a dead issue and that we will not rest until these 2nd amendment infringements are reversed! We must make a continued effort to write, email, fax, telephone our representatives in Washington and the NRA that we want these superfluous liberal anti-gun bills and bans repealed! Beginning with Repealing 1986 Machine Gun Ban (The Firearm Owners Protection Act (FOPA)) May 19, 1986. Judge Samuel Alito's dissent in U.S. v. Rybar, 103 F.3d 273 (3rd Cir. 1996), argued that federal restrictions on machine gun possession amounted to an unconstitutional exercise of Congressional power under the Commerce Clause. He hit it on the nail head my fellow citizens! We now finally have someone on the Supreme Court that is not a liberal... The U.S. Supreme Court should in fact adopt Alito's dissent... United States vs. Rybar: United States v. Rybar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Samuel Alito: Samuel Alito - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Firearm Owners' Protection Act (FOPA) 1986: Firearm Owners Protection Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia And our representatives in Washington should repeal, with public pressure from every gun owner in America and the NRA and GOA amend and abolish the last minute liberal entry; preventing civilian manufacture and ownership of Class III weapons manufactured since the date of the act's enactment that was unconstitutional and is what we need amended, repealed etc., the rest of it is pretty good... this part of the May 19, 1986 Firearm Owners Protection Act, does nothing more then create a market for illegal machine guns for the criminal element in this country much as the prohibition of alcohol once did... Write, call, email, fax the media and our representatives in Washington and give them no peace until the May 19, 1986 Firearm Owners Protection Act is abolished! Further let them know that Americans will no longer tolerate Washington and the Courts re-interpreting the Constitution to their liberal and special interest ends... This constitutional infringement has to stop and previous infringements have to be reversed! Here are a few links to get you started: Write your representatives: http://www.capwiz.com/nra/dbq/officials/ Sign online NFA Ban Petition: NFA Ban Repeal Petition Read the unabridged 2nd amendment: The Unabridged Second Amendment Visit & support the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action: NRA-ILA :: Visit Gun owners of America: Gun Owners of America Visit U.S. Concealed Carry, The Ultimate Resource for the Armed Citizen: U.S. Concealed Carry Association Read When Heroes are Outlawed; How Joel Myrick Saved Lives by Breaking the Law: When Heroes are Outlawed: Joel Myrick Know where each and every candidate (for any office) is on the issues especially those with a Anti-Gun Agenda. Mike Huckabee for President 2012: Repeal 1986 Machine Gun Ban (The Firearm Owners Protection Act (FOPA)) May 19, 1986 TELL EVERYBODY ELSE TO SIGN THE PETITION!!!!!!