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Californio
04-10-2008, 8:41 PM
Center and Rim Fire rifles.

Louisiana House to Consider “Assault Weapon’s” Ban and Ballistic “Fingerprinting” Bills! Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Please Make Your Voice Heard Today!
The Louisiana Legislature convened in late March for its 2008 Regular Session. Several anti-gun bills have been introduced and referred to the House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee.

State Representative Cedric Richmond (D-New Orleans) has once again introduced a ban on semi-automatic firearms, this time it is House Bill 68. Although he has dubbed this bill the "Assault Weapons Protection Act", make no mistake - it "protects" nothing and bans guns, subjecting people who own banned guns to fines and imprisonment - with hard labor - for up to two years.

HB 68 would ban pump-actions as well as semi-automatics, and millions more firearms than the Clinton "assault weapons" ban of 1994-2004. His definition of "assault weapon" would include numerous autoloading and pump-action deer rifles, autoloading .22 rimfire rifles, some 19th century pistols, as well as many firearms with a "military-style appearance" used for self-defense, target shooting and hunting. He even preposterously makes the claim that these firearms are "equally as dangerous as machine guns and explosive devices." The bill goes on to ban firearm parts such as muzzle brakes, ported pistol barrels, and other commonplace firearm accessories, calling them "assault weapons conversion kits." Here is a list of just a few guns that his bill would ban:
Center Fire Rifles: Benelli R1; Browning BAR, Mark II Safari autoloaders, Browning Pump Rifle; Colt, Armalite, Les Baer, etc. Match Rifles; DSA Model SA58; Fabrique Nationale FAL; Harrington and Richardson Models 340, 360; H&K 770, 2000, SL6, SR9, 300, 630, 91, 93; Marlin Camp Carbine, Model 992; Mitchell Model LW-9; M-1 Carbine, all makes and models; Reising Model 60; Remington 7400, 740, 74, 4, 8 semi-autos; Remington Model 7600, 760 pump-actions; Ruger Deerfield, Mini-14, Ranch Rifle, Mini-30; Springfield M1A, Match, Super Match, SAR-48, SAR-4800, SAR-8; Valmet Hunter; Winchester Models 100, 1905, 1907, 1910; .22 Rimfire Rifles AMT Hunter; Anschutz Model 525 Deluxe; Armscorp Model 20C; AR-7 Explorer and Henry U.S.; Beretta Neos; Browning Buckmark; Charles Daly Field Grade, Superior Grade; CZ Model 511, 611; Daisy Models 2203, 2213; Harrington and Richardson Model 700; Ithaca X5-C, X15; Iver Johnson Trailblazer; Mauser Model 105; Mossberg Models 152, 350, 352; Reising Leatherneck; Remington Models 597, Nylon 77, 522; Ruger 10/22; Savage Models 64, 7, 1903, 1909; Marlin Models 522, 7000, 795, 795SS, 70; Thompson/Center Classic Benchmark; Weatherby Mark XXII; Winchester Models 77, 490.

If no one writes their congressman it could happen. Here is the whole story and links to your congressmen.
http://www.nraila.org/Legislation/Read.aspx?ID=3782

dfletcher
04-10-2008, 8:50 PM
If it passes I guess they'll have to trash all those license plates that read "The Sportman's Paradise". I suspect Louisiana has a pretty good chance of trashing this bill, it's unfortunate the same anti gun reps can keep bringing up the same bills year after year with no cost to their political capital.

ptoguy2002
04-10-2008, 9:28 PM
That one sounds really bad.

Fate
04-10-2008, 9:33 PM
Will never fly in Louisiana. My sister and her family live there. It's legal to have a loaded pistol in your car's glovebox. Guns in LA are as inseparable as guns in L.A. ;)

JayRuff
04-10-2008, 11:56 PM
another stupid bill that won't pass, these politicians got nothing better to do

jumbopanda
04-11-2008, 12:03 AM
That guy has got to be one of the biggest tools ever.