Sample Letter 1
Clarify the distinction between a machinegun and a malfunctioning firearm. Create a separate class for "machinegun converters" that covers the case of potential conversions with generally innocuous materials. Create a class of "readily convertible" firearms that are not taxed, but are subject to the purchase authorization and background checks applicable to machineguns. Revise "sporting purpose" language to the expanded range of protected uses as per Heller.
Sample ATF Letter
Congress, in the creation of BATFE, has delegated a portion of legislative authortity in the form of the interpretation of statue and maintanance of regulations to support the legal interpretation of such statues. In Farmer v Higgins, the court found that it was likely the intent of Congress to change the law to effectively prohibit further trade in machineguns, although the wording of the law is ambiguous and subject to interpretation. The court found that by refusing to accept the tax payments, USC 922...