Dave Hardy on Pistol Gripped Shotguns

Mar 7, 2016 | 0 comments

I do not recall a single criminal use of artillery in the United States, by someone outside of the government.Interesting issue … and here I’m referring to shotguns which were originally made with a rear pistol grip in place of a buttstock. Under the Gun Control Act, the issue seems simple: they are pistols. Very big pistols, but pistols. Thus they have been treated, and sold in large numbers over quite a few years. The National Firearms Act, however, poses a problem. Under it, they are not shotguns, since the definition of “shotgun” includes “designed to be fired from the …read more