Legislation to Modify the 1968 Gun Control Act: Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First and Second Sessions ... October 28, 30, November 9, 1985; February 19 and 27, 1986, Količina 2
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1987
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Stran 1394 - That a well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people trained to arms, is the proper, natural, and safe defense of a free state ; that standing armies, in time of peace, should be avoided, as dangerous to liberty ; and that in all cases the military should be under strict subordination to, and governed by, the civil power.
Stran 1424 - ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS A person is engaged in the business as a dealer in firearms if he or she devotes time, attention, and labor to dealing in firearms as a regular course of trade or business with the principal objective of livelihood and profit through the repetitive purchase and resale of firearms.
Stran 1380 - It shall be unlawful — (1) For any person, except a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, or licensed dealer, to engage in the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing in firearms or ammunition, or in the course of such business to ship, transport, or receive any firearm or ammunition in interstate or foreign commerce...
Stran 1393 - I ask, Who are the militia? They consist now of the whole people, except a few public officers.
Stran 1132 - State, and local law enforcement officials in their fight against crime and violence, and it is not the purpose of this title to place any undue or unnecessary Federal restrictions or burdens on law-abiding citizens with respect to the acquisition, possession, or use of firearms appropriate to the purpose of hunting...
Stran 1392 - With obvious purpose to assure the continuation and render possible the effectiveness of such forces the declaration and guarantee of the Second Amendment were made. It must be interpreted and applied with that end in view.
Stran 1394 - The right of the citizens to bear arms in defense of themselves and the State shall not be questioned.
Stran 1383 - ... (4) that the acquisition on a mail-order basis of firearms by nonlicensed individuals, from a place other than their State of residence, has materially tended to thwart the effectiveness of State laws and regulations, and local ordinances...
Stran 1392 - In the absence of any evidence tending to show that possession or use of a "shotgun having a barrel of less than eighteen inches in length" at this time has some reasonable relationship to the preservation or efficiency of a well regulated militia, we cannot say that the Second Amendment guarantees the right to keep and bear such an instrument. Certainly it is not within judicial notice that this weapon is any part of the ordinary military equipment or that its use could contribute to the common...