Posted July 5, 2018 1:12 pm by Comments

By John Crump

South African Gun Confiscations

By John Crump

South African Gun Confiscations

South Africa-(Ammoland.com)- Gun rights are under attack in the United States, but assaults on gun rights aren’t just an American problem. Where the Americans Constitution affords Americans the protection of the Second Amendment, other people from countries do not have this luxury.

In 2000 the South African government passed a law called a firearm Control Act of 2000. Two sections of this law were of grave concern to the gun owners of South Africa. Up until this time a gun owners license was valid for life under the Arms and Ammunition Act of 1969. Under the new law, the licensed gun owners had to renew their license every five years.

Under section 24 of the law, gun owners must renew their license within 90 days of the expiration date. If gun owners did not renew their so-called “white license” within the 90-day time frame, then the license would be considered canceled. This stipulation would mean anyone who did not renew their license within 90 days of their license’s renewal date would be in possession of an illegal firearm.

Section 28 of the Firearms Control Act is even more troubling. It stipulates that if gun …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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