What A Backyard Submachine Gun Can Teach Us About Gun Laws
By Tom Knighton
Gun rights advocates have said for years that you will never remove firearms from the streets. This is a fact perfectly illustrated by the Paris terrorist attacks in both 2015 and earlier this year. In both assaults, terrorists were able to get their hands on fully automatic weapons and unleash havoc on unsuspecting people.
But what if the gun control advocates had a way to make sure they could get every single gun in this country not in police or military hands? What if they could guarantee that they could take every gun off our streets?
For most Second Amendment advocates, it wouldn’t matter, but let’s play with this idea for a bit to make a broader point.
In 1998, a British subject named P.A. Luty decided to illustrate the fallacy of complete civilian disarmament by building a weapon that lacked any of the registered parts of the firearm.
Recently, the YouTube channel “Forgotten Weapons” got a chance to take a look at the result, a submachine gun built entirely with parts that could be picked up at the hardware store.
As noted in the video, Luty ended up spending some time in a British prison for his efforts, as …Read the Rest
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