Biden Going After Large Capacity Mags and What He Considers “Assault” Weapons

“There’s no reason someone needs a weapon of war with 100 rounds, 100 bullets, that can be fired from that weapon. Nobody needs that, nobody needs that,” Biden said in the Rose Garden.

He mentioned that Congress passed a 10-year ban on assault weapons in 1994 under President Clinton, when Biden served in the Senate. It expired in 2004.

Biden banning “Ghost Guns” – ATF director pick

President Biden on Monday announced rules to curtail the production of unlicensed “ghost guns” and nominated former federal prosecutor Steve Dettlebach to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives as he renewed a push for gun restrictions.

One of the new regulations requires that so-called “buy build shoot” kits be produced by licensed gun manufacturers and include serial numbers. Commercial sellers of the kits must also receive a federal license and run background checks on buyers.

“These guns are weapons of choice for many criminals,” Biden said in the Rose Garden, holding up gun parts while condemning the homemade weapons. “We’re going to do everything we can to deprive them of that choice. And when we find them, put them in jail for a long, long time.”

Biden banning “Ghost Guns” – ATF director pick

Missouri SB42 – Extreme Risk Order of Protection

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — “We’re protecting Joe from hurting himself or taking his own life,” said Sen. Jill Schupp, a St. Louis Democrat.

If passed, Senate Bill 42 – or the Extreme Risk Order of Protection Bill – would allow a judge to determine whether or not you – a gun owner – is a threat to yourself or others. 

If a relative or a member of your household felt you were in a bad place and could hurt yourself or someone else with a gun, that person could go to court to file an Extreme Risk Order of Protection.

Then, both parties have to go in front of a judge within 14 days for the court to determine whether or not that is the case. 

If it is, police could take your guns away for a year.

“Nothing is going to happen until everyone gets their day in court to make a good decision about whether that person is safe having a gun in his or her possession,” Schupp said. 

Aside from close family or people you live with, police could also file that extreme risk order of protection. 

“I do have serious concerns that that law would be abused,” said Springfield Republican, Senator Eric Burlison.




Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful for any person to knowingly possess an assault weapon 300 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, except possession of weapons registered with the Department of State Police in the time provided. Provides exemptions and penalties. Effective immediately.


Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, a person or place of business who sells ammunition to any person in this State shall maintain records for each transaction that includes the: (1) date of the transaction; (2) purchaser’s name and date of birth; (3) purchaser’s address; (4) purchaser’s Firearm Owner’s Identification Card information; and (5) ammunition amount, caliber, manufacturer’s name and serial number, or other distinguishing information. Requires the person or place of business to submit each record within 7 days of the transaction to the Department of State Police.


Illinois SB0121 – TAX-AMMUNITION

Amends the State Finance Act to create the Community Mental Health Services Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that moneys in the Community Mental Health Services Fund shall be used to assist, support, and establish community-based mental health providers and programs. Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers’ Occupation Tax Act. Imposes a surcharge of $0.01 per cartridge or shell on firearm ammunition. Provides that moneys from the surcharge shall be deposited into the Community Mental Health Services Fund. Effective immediately.