You’ll be surprised to learn that at no time during last night’s ’60 Minutes’ report on “ghost guns” was it ever mentioned that non-prohibited persons building guns for their own use has been legal in the United States since before there was a United States.
And that ’60 Minutes’ concluded that, since the ATF waved its magic wand to regulate bump stocks by fiat, it should be just as easy for the agency to do the same thing with “ghost gun” kits.
You can watch the full report here.
The only (LAUGH) people that are interested in [buying a “ghost gun” kit] are not enthusiasts into, you know, tinkerin’ around with machines. … They’re not hobbyists. These are people that should never have a firearm. And that’s how they found a way to get one. … We need national laws, or federal, from Congress that covers a total ban on the creation or the selling of these ghost gun kits.
– LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva in Ghost Guns: The build-it-yourself firearms that skirt most federal gun laws and are virtually untraceable