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THIS INSANE BILL MUST BE STOPPED!

  • Bill: HR 5087 - Assault Weapons Ban of 2018
  • Author: Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI-1)
  • Position: STRONGLY OPPOSED

1. Send a message to Congress using our Grassroots Action form below.

2. Call the Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121 to connect with your reps - tell them to oppose H.R.5087!

3. Share this page and Take Action message with your pro-gun friends and family!

H.R. 5087 would:

  1. Add new definitions and terms like "semiautomatic pistol," semiautomatic shotgun," "semiautomatic assault weapon," "large capacity ammunition feeding device," "barrel shroud," "detachable magazine," and many more;
  2. Add an incredible number and type of firearms to the list of assault weapons;
  3. Enacts a total ban on "assault weapons" unless it is "otherwise lawfully possessed under Federal law on the date of enactment of the Assault Weapons Ban of 2018";
  4. Enacts a total ban on "large capacity ammunition feeding devices"; 
  5. Enacts manufacturing requirements for "assault weapons" and "large capacity ammunition feeding devices";
  6. Enacts new storage requirements for people who have "assault weapons";
  7. Criminalize the exercise of Second Amendment rights and constitutionally-protected instruments;
  8. Imposes new firearm transfer requirements;
  9. Mandates law-enforcement reporting of "assault weapon" transfers or attempted  through NICS; and, 
  10. Provides for grants of federal funds for useless "gun buyback" programs.

Use the FPC Take Action Grassroots form below and tell your representatives why they should oppose H.R.5087!