[geeks] CCW for Ohio!
nick at snowman.net
Sat Dec 20 03:25:44 CST 2003
Actually recently the 9th circut court ruled that the government has no
say in MGs that don't cross state lines, however you have to come up with
your own plans, as otherwise the plans would have crossed state lines. We
will see what happens with this, it'll probably means states starting to
regulate MGs more.
On Fri, 12 Dec 2003, Rob wrote:
> Nope. The feds don't get a say in the matter unless you are doing it as a
> business. There has never been a law regulating the private manufacture of
> any non-form 4 weapons. The only reason the feds get to regulate those is
> because they tax them.
> Theoretically you could build even those if you never crossed a state
> line but I don't think the courts are big on State's Rights these days and
> would probably uphold your conviction under the federal statute.
> Read you state laws to see if it's any different at the state level.
> On Fri, 12 Dec 2003, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 12, 2003 at 11:18:27PM -0500, Rob wrote:
> > > On Fri, 12 Dec 2003, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> > > That's incorrect unless you intend to build fully automatic weapons or
> > > "destructive devices". (Which you can still do, you just need to pay
> > > the taxes and get a form 4 signed.) You can build firearms for your own
> > > use provided that you are not in business and do not transport them across state lines.
> > > You are still required to follow any state laws regarding firearm
> > > manufacture and possession.
> > Hmm, that's changed since the last time I looked it up, then. Or my
> > memory is playing tricks on me, which is also possible. (No-one's
> > memory is infallible, and for about the last ten years mine's been less
> > infallible than most.)
> > My recollection was that any manufacture of firearms without the correct
> > Federal paperwork was a Federal offence.
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