THE RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS MEETS NEW REGULATIONS
According to a 2012 poll, nearly one half of all Americans keep a firearm in their home. Many of them may be weapons subject to registration under the National Firearms Act (NFA). These weapons, which include machine guns, suppressors (silencers), short-barreled (sawed off) shotguns and destructive devices (howitzers, mortars, grenade launchers, etc.) are referred to as Type II weapons as they fall under that Article of the NFA.
The NFA, enacted in 1934, restricts the possession and transfer of Type II weapons and violation of the terms of the NFA can lead to fines of up to $250,000 and up to ten years imprisonment.Read more . . .