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NCJ Number: 69211 Find in a Library
Title: NEWS MEDIA GUIDE TO FIREARMS
Corporate Author: US Dept of the Treasury
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 38
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Dept of the Treasury
Washington, DC 20226
Publication Number: AT F P 1200.7
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
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United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS FIREARMS GUIDE, DESIGNED FOR THE NEWS MEDIA, AIDS QUICK IDENTIFICATION OF THE MOST COMMON FIREARMS AND REVIEWS FEDERAL FIREARMS LAWS.
Abstract: THIS BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS (ATF) GUIDE PICTURES OVER 50 WEAPONS INCLUDED IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES OF HANDGUNS, SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIALS, LONG GUNS, NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT WEAPONS, EXPLOSIVE DEVICES, AMMUNITION, AND COLLECTORS' ITEMS AND ANTIQUES. IN ADDITION TO DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS, THE MANUFACTURER, AMMUNITION REQUIREMENTS, AND CIVILIAN/MILITARY EQUIVALENTS ARE GIVEN FOR EACH WEAPON. PROVISIONS OF THE FOLLOWING FEDERAL FIREARMS LAWS ARE GIVEN: (1) THE GUN CONTROL ACT (GCA) OF 1968, COVERING THE LICENSING OF PESONS ENGAGED IN THE FIREARMS BUSINESS, (2) THE NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT OF 1934 WHICH REGULATES THE MANUFACTURE, IMPORTATION, AND CONSTRUCTION OF GANGSTER-TYPE WEAPONS AND DESTRUCTIVE DEVICES AND, (3) THE OMNIBUS CRIME CONTROL AND PROHIBITS THE RECEIPT OF FIREARMS BY CERTAIN 'UNDESIRABLES.'
Index Term(s): Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATFE or ATF); Firearms; Firearms acts
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