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Firearms Freedom Act (FFA)

If you attempt to make guns on your own, thinking the new Firearms Freedom Act protects you from federal meddling, you will be arrested, convicted, and hurt the nation beyond anything you can imagine.

I'm still hearing from people who think the law allows them to go into the gun-making business. WRONG!! Cease and desist immediately if you have started tooling up.

FFA is not a commerce or jobs bill, at least not yet. It is a carefully planned legal challenge, on 10th Amendment grounds, against the federal government, coordinated amongst many states. No one should think of it, or act on it, as if they are now free to manufacture firearms without federal control. That point may never even be reached, depending on how the legal challenge goes. It will likely be a year or more before the issue is settled.

Read this from
 (Interested parties should read the whole thing, this is one paragraph only)

"The new Arizona law (other states have enacted it too, Montana was the originator) will have little immediate effect on the average gun owner. The bill's proponents strongly advise AGAINST opening up your own gun-making shop in your basement, believing yourself free of federal constraints. Without a carefully structured case, strong legal team, complex strategy and significant financial backing, the feds will crush such a 'wildcat' attempt, imprison the entrepreneur and set precedent that will empower themselves at the expense of the nation at large."


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  • Freelance writer Alan Korwin is a founder and past president of the Arizona Book Publishing Association. With his wife Cheryl he operates Bloomfield Press, the largest producer and distributor of gun-law books in the country. Here writing as "The Uninvited Ombudsman," Alan covers the day's stories as they ought to read. Read more.

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