U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Review: Beyond State Control: Improvised and Craft-produced Small Arms and Light Weapons. G. Hays and N.R. Jenzen-Jones and 136 pages.
Published on the Internet, November 4th, 2018, by the Small Arms Survey, paid for by the U.S. State Department Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement. Beyond State Control is an aptly titled study of improvised, homemade, and craft-produced firearms and light weapons from around the world.
This is an important topic. It defines a floor beyond which gun control is no longer effective. If people desire small arms, they will be able to obtain them by home manufacture, through improvised and craft-production. I have written extensively about the subject. I used the term “small-shop,” but “craft-produced” is more inclusive and descriptive.
Beyond State Control covers everything I have written about homemade, improvised, and craft-produced firearms for the last 40 years. I did not write it. I can vouch for its validity. This is a well researched and comprehensive paper. It will be useful reading for every student of citizen disarmament, or “gun control.” I recognized many of the items photographed in the extensive documentation.
The authors are experts in their field. They have studied the …Read the Rest