Norman Vandal: License and insure semiautomatic devices like cars

This comment is Norman Vandal, resident of Roxbury.

I propose the Semiautomatic Weapon Legalization and Regulation Act.

The AR-15, a semi-automatic, assault-style weapon, is responsible for an unprecedented number of mass shootings across the country. It is a weapon designed to inflict maximum damage on the enemy.

Unfortunately, it is a weapon that is often used in mass shootings. In the hands of civilians, the sniper rifle enables the sniper to kill or injure more people than any other weapon. This tool comes with a lot of money that is compatible with our people.

Medical costs: Stress on first responders (training, special equipment, trauma, etc.); medical equipment: triage equipment, special wound care equipment, tourniquets, etc.; ambulances: large numbers required for larger populations; hospitals: many emergency rooms, trauma surgeries, blood, rooms, etc.; all types of increased medical staff; litigation: finding ways to pay for damages; cost of insurance: number of claims, medical bills,

Law enforcement expenses: Weapons: police force, weapons, weapons; SWAT teams: mutual funds, training, transportation; guns and other weapons capable of dealing with weapons of war; communication skills in situations; General cases, hearings, press conferences, etc.

Human capital: Loss, death, sorrow, grief; trauma, PTSD, depression; anger, fear, depression in adults and youth; disrupting communities; family separation; long-term physical and mental injuries, chronic pain, paralysis, loss of limbs.

The purpose of the event

Assault weapons were once banned, and many Americans feel they should be today. However, the proposed laws repeatedly fail for reasons that need not be explained here.

So, it’s time for a new approach. We must comply with the law, private ownership of these devices. However, we need to control these weapons in ways that minimize the damage they cause and how they recoup the costs that our citizens and our country have been dealing with.

Just as vehicles are named, registered, insured and driven by licensed individuals, the same procedures should be followed when owning these devices. If we do, we are not denying what these gun owners claim to be their Second Amendment rights, but we are imposing restrictions on the ownership of these weapons in ways that are already prevalent in the ownership of other dangerous things in our society.

We are free to own a car, but we must have a license to drive it. They must be titled, registered and insured, and we can only drive them in designated areas. There are costs and responsibilities associated with ownership. The funds used are used to support the infrastructure needed for vehicles.

There is a fundamental need for attack weapons. It is also important to regulate weapons to reduce the dangers they pose to all of us. The assault weapons tax on each weapon should be reviewed, just as tobacco is taxed.

Owner’s opinion

All owners of these weapons must be federally licensed, even the police.

A thorough inspection of each purchase, waiting periods, written and performance tests, physical and mental tests required, study materials to read and observe, annual license renewals, random checks.

Damage equipment license fee $200 per year. All assault weapons must be registered, even police weapons. The universal number (serial number, model, make, caliber) associated with the registered owner.

Production tax is assessed on the producer, on the instrument.

The primary purpose of weapons taxes is to improve public health, expand lives, and pay for existing assets.

Owner’s fees: Owner registration fee (two-year renewal), one device $250 per year, two devices $300 each per year, more than two $350 per year, more than five per year $450.

All unregistered assault weapons must be surrendered and will be destroyed. Any equipment that is collected from equipment or does not have manufacturer numbers cannot be registered and must be surrendered and will be destroyed. Plans to buy weapons of mass destruction have been put in place.

Enumeration, inspection of attack equipment: All assault weapons must have a head, such as a car, even those owned by the police. A system of weapons called weapons, associated with their owners. The title fee for each weapon is $300, even old owner-owned weapons.

No title or transfer of ownership can be done without legal notices, payment of fees, new registration fees, background checks, etc. Gun manufacturers are required to post information on new and old firearms manufactured.

Looking for weapons: All registered firearms of any configuration must be inspected annually by a licensed firearms inspector. Monitoring will also include security checks, updates, modifications and any changes to models and part numbers.

Any firearm that does not meet the requirements and/or has been modified to be non-compliant will be confiscated immediately. Travel expenses will be established.

Transferring attack equipment: There is no person-to-person transfer of undocumented people, even for close family members. All conversions must be done through a registered firearms dealer. All transfers require new checks (seller and buyer), new registration and fees, new title and fees.

Both sellers and buyers must be licensed. Investors must pay a $150 approval fee to fund the transaction.

Using attack tools: Private use only on the premises or premises of the owner of the equipment.

Public use only on government-recorded, registered and designated sites.

In addition to the owner, any or all shooters must have a license. All used in the queues to be registered with the title and registration check.

Payments go to various agencies and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

To lawfully carry any offensive weapon: To and from registered shooting ranges, to and from registered firearms dealers and gunsmiths for sale, transfer or repair. No public display of assault weapons while being carried; there is no hidden weapon.

Only two magazines can track any firearm at any time for delivery to the dealer or to the shooting range.

Liability insurance: Any firearm taken from the owner’s premises or the premises of a licensed owner for any reason must be insured to protect the owner and anyone who may be injured or injured if the firearm is stolen or misused.

Definitions of assault weapons

A semiautomatic rifle, centerfire rifle, or semiautomatic handgun larger than .22 rimfire caliber, or a semiautomatic shotgun that can accept a magazine that can hold more than five rounds (rifle and rifle, 10 rounds for a handgun) and with any two. of the following: A gun barrel that protrudes prominently from the bottom of the weapon; folding or telescoping goods; a grenade launcher or a flamethrower; a flash suppressor or a barrel designed to have a flash suppressor; a cover that is attached to or around the barrel, allowing the bearer to fire the weapon without burning his hand; a power switch that enables the weapon to fire itself. More can be used, depending on the tool.


There are 20 million guns in the US today. Clearly, the proceeds of this decision would be billions of dollars that could be used in a myriad of ways to reduce the costs of mass shootings. For example: funding mental health services, making schools and businesses safer, and supporting hospitals.

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