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If they reverse assault gun laws, do I have to turn my technical assault weapon in to them?

Or does that mean you just can't buy anymore from that date forward? Is it unconstitutional for the government to ask me to turn in my legally registered guns?

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    Lawrence Lewis, PC | Lawrence Lewis
    242 Culver Street, Suite103
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    (678) 407-9300
    Make sure you keep account of how many children die by accidental gun discharge in the family home in 2013, and then write back with that question about limiting gun laws.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia - Replied: 1/10/2013
    Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
    5005 Lapeer Rd
    Burton, MI 48509
    (810) 743-2960
    If people already own them, then they usually are still legal.? This is what happened the last time.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 1/5/2013
    Richard Williams | Law Office of Richard Williams
    301 Government Street, Suite 104
    Mobile, AL 36602
    (251) 272-3765
    If there is a ban on assault weapons it would depend on whether the ban is on selling or furnishing these weapons or whether owning them would be forbidden.? I would think the ban would be on the selling or furnishing of same.? It would be nearly impossible to ban ownership and I do not feel these gun owners would be willing to allow their guns to be forfeited.
    Answer Applies to: Alabama - Replied: 1/4/2013
    Craig Andersen | Andersen Law PLLC
    10000 NE 7th Ave Suite 330B
    Vancouver, WA 98685
    (360) 397-0111
    If they reverse assault gun laws, do I have to turn my technical assault weapon in to them? That is the $64,000 question. I begin from the position that the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right of the people to keep and bear military arms. Remember that the announced purpose of the Second Amendment is to supply the militia with weapons sufficient to maintain a free state. When assessing that purpose, it is helpful to look at the threats to our liberty. The main threats are criminals, our own government and foreign armies. The latter two possess state-of-the-art assault weapons. Consequently, it is my firm and considered opinion that the purposes behind the Second Amendment are met by the people having and carrying state-of-the-art assault weapons. In today's world, that would, at a minimum be an M-4 carbine. The weapons the left is trying to ban are far less destructive than the M-4 carbine so these sporting arms should not be banned. I am backed up in my opinion not only by the plain language of the Constitution but from the Heller and MacDonald opinions of the Supreme Court. The Constitution also prohibits Congress from enacting ex post facto laws. Ex Post Facto or "after the fact" laws criminalize prior acts or statuses. They are unconstitutional. So any laws requiring registration or surrender of currently-owned firearms of any description would be unconstitutional. That said, if the Federal Government kicks in your door and takes you down at gun point, I don't recommend resisting. Federal agents are trained and efficient at killing. This battle will be waged in the courts and there is no need for bloodshed. If the police come to your door, remember that you have the right to remain silent; the right to have an attorney and the right to refuse a warrantless search. An attorney can enforce those rights so don't get into a shoving match with police. You will lose.
    Answer Applies to: Washington - Replied: 1/4/2013
    Patrick M. Lewis | Law Office of Patrick Lewis, LLC
    104 E. Poplar
    Olathe, KS 66061
    (913) 558-3961
    It is impossible to speculate on what laws Washington may pass or what the exact language will be. In the past there have not been laws requiring legally possessed firearms to be turned in to the government. At least not in this country.
    Answer Applies to: Kansas - Replied: 1/4/2013
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