Connecticut Governor Daniel Malloy signed SB 1160 into law in Connecticut, which required all AR-15 weapons to be registered with the state. The law became effective January 1, 2014, and was in large part ignored by the citizenry. The law was immediately appealed and upheld by a federal appeals court, which provided the precise language that will cause it to be overturned. “Although it creates a substantial burden on the second amendment…” and then references public safety. The 1994 “Assault Weapon” ban was not renewed because in ten years, there was zero discernible impact on public safety. The unfortunate result of this is you now have 300,000 new felons in Connecticut. Law Enforcement Officers are now being forced to make a decision to participate in gun confiscation should the order be given.
After the appeal at the federal level, the state sent out a letter to anyone who attempted to … Read more »Continue