How does the govt know who has what magazines to tax?

How would anyone of empowerment. Know how many magazines over 10 rounds we each own?
Will a warrant be issued to search and seize?
Let’s face it. In my opinion, not too many firearm owners are going to willing admit they have more than one magazine. Magazines are never sourced. Not even through a purchase transaction.
How will the magazine tax even happen if no one knows what we each possess?

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Magazines are something they will “give in” on in order to push something more meaningful through. It is a bit of “nothing to see here…”

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That’s what I was thinking. The whole “lost it in a boating accident” scenerio. :joy:

No one has to tell. Google could make an algorithm that skims the data from gmail, and compiles a list of everyone who’s ever purchased magazines online using a gmail address. Amazon for sure still has the data from back when magazines could still be purchased on their platform. Facebook/Instagram could make one that compiles a list of everyone who’s ever posted a picture of one. They’re already listing the visible serial numbers on any gun picture anyone has ever posted on their platform. The banks and credit card companies could easily compile purchase data on magazines.

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once again…its another useless democratic law they push to try and punish gun owners. There is no way to enforce it, but no dem politician cares…they just want to keep chipping away at our rights till they get what they want which is to disarm all of us so they can control us without threat to their lives.

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It wouldn’t affect criminals, but they’ll occasionally catch a citizen with a 30 round mag, like the Marine who had one in his seabag and got arrested at JFK Airport.

It’s easier to punish the innocent than to catch the guilty.

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I don’t even know how many magazines I own.

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Get records of what firearms we purchased. Get records from stores of what we purchased. The former is already there for most of our firearms, as the FFL dealers record that on the Form 4473. The latter, might become required by the businesses or face government retaliation. I know, that’s just a stupid idea, like operation Choke Point; that did not happen, either.

You might want to look at your receipts. Businesses definitely track your purchases, and know what you bought.

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I think it is equally likely they give us a “generous grace period” to register our magazines for free as NFA items and save the $200/mag fee. Of course you have then signed the NFA paperwork allowing the ATF to search your house whenever they want to check on your NFA items. If they find one you mistakenly forgot to register you are now a felon and lose all your 2A rights.

I used all my hi cap magazines to the point they all wore out and I threw them away. I replaced them all with low cap magazines I kept from back in the Clinton crime bill days, you know, that bill that was one of Biden’s crowning accomplishments?

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Two words… MASS SURVEILLANCE :eyes:

This is probably nothing.🤷🏾

It would require a massive effort by law enforcement. It would also be a massive waste of time. It would however, fit the anti-gunner thought process to come after gun owners but ignore real issues.

:v:t5:

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Like deploying robot spiders a’la Minority Report?
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A possible solution. Convert AR-15 to a bolt action.
https://kalikey.com/product/ar15-kali-key/

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I think they are more focused on future gun sales. If your new AR-15 comes with a mag or two in the box, you have an additional $400 - $600 added to the price of the gun. It is clearly designed to suppress sales, while they play the long game for the guns and mags already in peoples hands.

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What, those magazines? They went bad on me - kept having misfires. I tossed 'em a while back. Just got the one now. Been meaning to replace them, but just never got around to it. You say you’d like to take a look around? Sure, just let me see your warrant . . .

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Agreed,but that going to take a looooooot of resources to conquer all

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Interesting yet sad solution…but,from what I read in the gun control proposal. It’s not the firing mechanism thats being looked at. Its the magazine capacity. So even though this conversion only allows one shot per squeeze, (which is what it originally has),its the magazine capacity. So…why not just get a a smaller less than 10 round magazine? Theyre out there.
Theirs 2 more on the AR the gun control proposition is aiming at. 1) If the AR original came with a collapsible butt stock,they’re considering it an assault weapon. Whether one replaces it with stationary butt stock or not. 2) If a downward grip is on the AR’s forearm,its considered an assault weapon,by the proposed gun control bill. With all that said…be almost pointless to change anything,due to how the bill is looking at…how the firearm originally came from manufacturer.

With tensions as high as they are, and following a year of rioting, I really don’t know how common people would react to Congress suddenly declaring us all to be harboring illegal contraband.

I don’t own any gun, so why would I have magazines? That’s the book thingy you can buy in a store or order on-line, right? I do have a concealed carry permit for many years but just don’t know why I renew it anymore, should I?

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Not so sure that’ll fly with a data base of ownership :rofl: