ARFCOM Action ALERT – It’s All About The Veterans
Honeoye Falls, NY –(Ammoland.com)- ARFCOM Action Alerts provide a way for you as a gun owner to take a stand for your own rights.
We feature a different alert each month that shows you how you can take action to defend our 2nd Amendment rights. Working hand in hand with the National Rifle Association these alerts are the most effective means for individual gun owners to have a voice in the storm.
This month at ARFCOM Action Alert it’s all about the veterans.
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) are urgently seeking cosponsors for the “Veterans’ Heritage Firearms Act” — S. 798 in the Senate and H.R. 420 in the House respectively.
This legislation would provide amnesty for veterans who served overseas before 1968. Providing an amnesty period in which these veterans would be able to register “take home” firearms that would fall under National Firearms Act classification. The amnesty would also apply to family members of these veterans who have been given or inherited such firearms.
We all know that during the first ¾ of the 1900’s there were many armed conflicts across the globe and the United States was involved in many of these wars. US veterans lawfully acquired various firearms during these periods and now if not registered under the NFA could be prosecuted for unlawful possession.
The bills would also facilitate the transfer of seized NFA firearms to museums, and allow for the transfer of machine guns to private museums (currently, unregistered machine guns can only be transferred to government agencies, including government museums).
What can you do about it?
You can contact the federal representatives from your state and ask them to co-sponsor these important pieces of legislation. It is as easy as sending an email, or even more effective if you send a “real” pen and paper letter. If your elected officials are already co-sponsors, then inform them of your support of this important legislation.
- see if your senators are already co-sponsors
- see if your representatives are already co-sponsors
- contact your senators and representatives
Now is your chance to help form firearms policy in our great country. Please take the five minutes to contact your appropriate elected officials and let’s help the rights of all gun owners across the nation.
Act now! Part of being a responsible firearms owner is defending your rights!
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