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Biden’s gun control plan is terrible for working class firearm owners

tldr: the proposal is to make all semiautomatic weapons NFA items. Meaning they would have to be possessed with a $200 tax on each gun and magazine which can be argued means low income folks are even less able to arm themselves.

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for people who aren't gun people, "semi-automatic" means it shoots one shot at a time, but automatically loads the next shot. Fully-automatic is already an NFA item. This would mean all modern pistols and rifles would be NFA items (aside from bolt action rifles, pump action shotguns, and revolvers.

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So, this would make a bolt action 50cal rifle, that can shoot through the side of a tank, legal to purchase without filing with the federal government. However, my 10/22 which shoots 22lr for plinking cans and hunting small game, and bounces off sheet metal, an "assault weapon"

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@polymerwitch so basically the rich get to own their murder tools but the poor are unable to get anything to defend themselves and the cops won’t help.

That‘s certainly a way to prevent a revolution.

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@polymerwitch not mentioned in this article is the waiting list for an NFA stamp, which is already at 6 months or more for the items that are already on the list (short-barrelled rifles and suppressors come to mind) and will probably be measured in years if this somehow gets through

this is straight disarmament

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@polymerwitch for fuck's sake, what the fuck democrats

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So buy your guns now if you can afford it...

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@tulsi if this passes as is being discussed you would have to surrender it or pay a $200 tax for each gun and each magazine. So it will mostly affect poor people

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