I started to post this in the FIREARMS section, just to keep the discussion between pro 2nd folks, but decided it needed to be here. This is the "What If" that is haunting my thoughts and turning my dreams into nightmares. Nov 5th, 2008..... Results are in. President elect Barak Obama is looking forward to "Great Changes". January 15th, 2009..... Obama is sworn in as the first "African American" president. January 19th, 2009..... Obama signs into law the most comprehensive Firearms "Safety" Legislation in the History of our Nation. July 1st, 2009..... The NEW Assault weapons ban goes into effect. The following are outright BANED from being POSESSED by Americans.... (insert Long list of our favorite weapons) Included words.... Military "style" rifles that accept removable ammunition feeding device, have a "pistol grip", or have a non-removable ammunition feeding device that can hold more than 5 rounds. Also, ALL cartridge weapons over .45 caliber, Specifically the .50BMG, and possession of their ammunition and/or components. Handguns that have tha capability of accepting a removable ammunition feeding device of more than 6 rounds, Ammunition feeding devices of more than 6 rounds, and ANY "handgun" which is capable of firing a projectile which could defeat a Level III vest. Revolvers capable of holding more than 6 rounds. Variants of the listed firearms, and "clones" of their configurations. All weapons listed must be turned over IMMEDIATELY to a Government collection point. Possession after July 1st, 2009 constitutes a FELONY with high fines and incarceration MANDATORY. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ OK, Here is your question...... Your AR, AK, FAL, M1A, and other rifles (including your 10/22) are now BANNED and ILLEGAL to POSSESS. Your 1911 pistol is now ILLEGAL. AS are ALL of your magazines over 5 rounds....... With the strokes of a pen, you are now a FELON. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT ?????? It's done and over with. You have "sportsmen" who say it doesn't effect them, so they won't lift a finger. You have others who think it's "not that bad" or that "it will only last TIL the next election". Others just don't want to get involved in anything that might harm them or their finances. Well?? Talk about the "OPTIONS" you see for us at this point (after ban).