Maryland AWB revisited!

Discussion in 'The Constitutional & RKBA Forum' started by Mausermania, Sep 15, 2003.

  1. Mausermania

    Mausermania New Member

    Jun 17, 2003
    State of confusion-Maryland
    I saw an article tonight brought to my attention by the NRA/ILA via email.

    The first try at the state of Maryland passing a AWB independent of the national AWB was defeated earlier this year. However,two legislators are going to re-introduce this legislation in the General Assembly. Their names are Sen. Robert Garagiola (D-Montgomery coounty) and Delegate Neil Quinton (Howard county).

    Montgomery county was one of the areas affected by the "sniper attack" (Malvo & Mohammed),and whose investigation was led by Chief Moose.

    Current law allows many rifles known as "assault weapons" to be sold,bought,transferred and kept in possession. If this new attempt is successful it will be the dark ages all over again!

    The first attempt was SB 494. It made it a misdemeanor to transport into the state,possess,sell,offer to sell,transfer,purchase,or receive an "assault weapon"!

    In addition its also a misdemeanor to use an "assault weapon" OR use of a specific magazine in commission of a felony or crime of violence.

    Here are some links that you may find useful. The first link will connect you to the current news about this attack on our rights.

    The second link is for the Maryland General Assembly so you can find out who is your legislator if you don't already know.

    The third link is a list compiled by the Maryland State Police of the weapons CURRENTLY classified as "assault weapons". If the new laws is passed this WILL BE EXPANDED !

    Assault weapon roster
  2. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    Mar 27, 2003
    At SouthernMoss' side forever!
    Thanks for the heads up, Mauser. This type information needs to be out there and acted upon constantly.

    BTW, the third link is not working.
  3. Zigzag2

    Zigzag2 Guest

    Thanks for taking the time to share this with us Mausermania.

    To get some readers attention to this dilemma, I copy and pasted the "Assult weapons on the list thus far...

    (d) "Assault weapon" means any of the following specific firearms or their copies regardless of which company produced and manufactured that firearm:

    (1) American Arms Spectre da Semiautomatic carbine;

    (2) AK-47 in all forms;

    (3) Algimec AGM-1 type semi-auto;

    (4) AR 100 type semi-auto;

    (5) AR 180 type semi-auto;

    (6) Argentine L.S.R. semi-auto;

    (7) Australian Automatic Arms SAR type semi-auto;

    (8) Auto-Ordnance Thompson M1 and 1927 semi-

    (9) Barrett light .50 cal. semi-auto;

    (10) Beretta AR70 type semi-auto;

    (11) Bushmaster semi-auto rifle;

    (12) Calico models M-100 and M-900;

    (13) CIS SR 88 type semi-auto;

    (14) Claridge HI TEC C-9 carbines;

    (15) Colt AR-15, CAR-15, and all imitations except
    Colt AR-15 Sporter H-BAR rifle;

    (16) Daewoo MAX 1 and MAX 2, aka AR 100, 110C,
    k-1, and K-2;

    (17) Dragunov Chinese made semi-auto;

    (18) Famas semi-auto (.223 caliber);

    (19) Feather AT-9 semi-auto;

    (20) FN LAR and FN FAL assault rifle;

    (21) FNC semi-auto type carbine;

    (22) F.I.E./Franchi LAW 12 and SPAS 12 assault

    (23) Steyr-AUG-SA semi-auto;

    (24) Galil models AR and ARM semi-auto;

    (25) Heckler and KOCH HK-91 A3, HK-93 A2, HK-94 A2
    and A3;

    (26) Holmes model 88 shotgun;

    (27) Avtomat Kalashnikov semiautomatic rifle in any

    (28) Manchester Arms "Commando" MK-45, MK-9;

    (29) Mandell TAC-1 semi-auto carbine;

    (30) Mossberg model 500 Bullpup assault shotgun;

    (31) Sterling Mark 6;

    (32) P.A.W.S. carbine;

    (33) Ruger mini-14 folding stock model (.223 caliber);

    (34) SIG 550/551 assault rifle (.223 caliber);

    (35) SKS with detachable magazine;

    (36) AP-74 Commando type semi-auto;

    (37) Springfield Armory BM-59, SAR-48, G3, SAR-3,
    M-21 sniper rifle, M1A, excluding the M1 Garand;

    (38) Street sweeper assault type shotgun;

    (39) Striker 12 assault shotgun in all formats;

    (40) Unique F11 semi-auto type;

    (41) Daewoo USAS 12 semi-auto shotgun;

    (42) UZI 9mm carbine or rifle;

    (43) Valmet M-76 and M-78 semi-auto;

    (44) Weaver Arms "Nighthawk" semi-auto carbine; or

    (45) Wilkinson Arms 9mm semi-auto "Terry".
  4. Mausermania

    Mausermania New Member

    Jun 17, 2003
    State of confusion-Maryland

    Thanks for posting the CURRENT list. These clowns are proposing to restrict PARTS to FIX your weapon in the second proposal too. I forgot to add this. And if you're a gambler its a "sure bet" that the list will grow and G R O W !


    Sorry 'bout the third link not workin' for ya. I had tried it before I posted and again right after I saw your post. So far it still works (FOR NOW!).
  5. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    Mar 27, 2003
    At SouthernMoss' side forever!
    Hi Mauser.

    Both SoMo and I tried several times this morning to no avail. However, after Ziggy posted the list, it worked when I tried it again. Weird, very weird.

    You're right, though. These things seem to just grow and grow like the plague. When will people finally realize that people kill people, guns don't????????

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