Tuesday, February 2, 2021

House Resolution 127 would outlaw 12 and 20 gauge shotgun shells

"SEC. 3. Prohibition on possession of certain ammunition.

(a) In general.—Section 922 of title 18, United States Code, as amended by section 2 of this Act, is amended by adding at the end the following: 

 (dd) (1) It shall be unlawful for any person to possess ammunition that is 0.50 caliber or greater."

While we usually don't talk about the caliber of shotguns, the barrel (and ammo) of a 12 gauge tyipcally runs around 0.73 caliber and a 20 gauge runs about 0.62 caliber. 

The penalty for driving around with a shotgun shell rattling around in the cab of your pickup?

(11) (A) Whoever knowingly violates section 922(dd)(1) shall be fined not less than $50,000 and not more than $100,000, imprisoned not less than 10 years and not more than 20 years, or both."  Emphasis on the word "shall" is mine.

Proving that you did "not know" you were in possession will be on you.


  1. I believe it was ol' Remus who said if it's time to bury your guns, then it's time to use them. That man had a way with words. As always, stay away from crowds.

  2. Burying you guns has always been the quintessential "Stupid Idea." If you don't think .gov can find them you are extraordinarily naive. Just look at how fast they identified the people participating in the Capitol debacle. Do you have children? Child "Protective" Services will house them until you comply. How about a nice, in depth IRS audit. If you're not going to protect your freedom then make it easy on yourself and turn them in. Enjoy your servitude.

  3. This is a zero chance of going anywhere gun law. So what is the reason for it? I suspect it's for the incremental erosion of gun rights deal. A Set up for universal background checks nation wide. Colorado was ok with person to person no background check until sandy hook. Just that one simple change really messed up being able to buy used guns. Used to be lots of people had guns they would gladly sell since they hadn't shot them in years and for cheap prices. Not now. They are not exactly sure about getting in trouble. They don't want to go to the gun store with the buyer. The checks take several days right now. So you can't give the gun to the buyer until later in the week. Who pays the gun store for the paperwork? Do you leave your gun at the gun store? Is there tax? What if they find out the gun was stolen before you bought it? So if I sell without the check, then I become a criminal? What if I sell it and a crime is committed with it? So many people now just call the local gun store to come and take the gun collection and just handle the whole deal, with no problems. What a deliberate planned confusing trap to discourage 2amnd .

  4. Anyone who believes this law won't pass is delusional. The left has den plotting this coup for decades. Now that they have succeeded they are going to waste no time disarming and enslaving us. Any congress critter not getting with the program will be EXPELLED from congress. And don't count on the courts stopping this....thy proved with the election fraud they are just as corrupt as the rest of DC.

  5. Daniel Barger, you are correct. A common psychological trait of the left is not being able to defer gratification. They are going for it! The tree of liberty indeed...


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