Originally Posted by ZJP
So heres a question...
Let's just say Obama puts a nationwide ban on assault weapons. What will all these people be doing with the new AR's they just bought. It's not like they can hide them. It's not like the government doesn't know they bought them. What do you do if the government gives you a grace period to turn them in and if you don't you're going to be committing a felony. There are so many ways this can go down but none of them really look good for gun owners.
They have said that this ban will not be retroactive, so that shouldn't be an issue for those who already purchased assault weapons.