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Fixed Mag AR Assault Weapon Charge

Discussion in 'Massachusetts Laws' started by joe1231913, Feb 1, 2019.

  1. joe1231913

    joe1231913 Dealer NES Member

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    I am posting this as the manufacturer of these firearms, we can finally put this topic to rest....


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    Today we claimed victory in Dedham District Court.

    Not too long ago, an individual was charged with an Assault Weapons Ban violation for possessing a JC Arms pistol. How could this be? JC Arms makes fixed magazine receivers...well, this particular police department did not care and charged this person anyway.

    What happened next? The owner of JC Arms immediately hired the 2A Attorney to defend the erroneous assault weapons charge. AttorneyAndrew Couture filed a motion to dismiss, and JC Arms owner, Joseph Carl provided sworn testimony as a subject matter expert, refuting the charge. The charge was dismissed for lack of probable cause this morning.

    We tell you this for a number of reasons:

    *The 2A Attorney is your go to guy for gun law.

    * JC Arms stands by their product, they paid the legal bill for the defendant. What other firearms manufacturer would do that?!?!

    It is also important to note that this case centered around “originally manufactured” receivers. JC Arms Receivers are now, without a doubt, compliant with the laws of Massachusetts...we already knew that, but now there is legal precedence.
     
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  2. Rob Boudrie

    Rob Boudrie NES Member

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    Dismissal of a charge for lack of evidence does not establish a binding judicial precedent, though defense counsel is free to ask the court to take note of such dismissal.

    Great job on the part of JC.
     
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  3. joe1231913

    joe1231913 Dealer NES Member

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    Establishing that the firearm doesnt even meet the criteria for an AWB charge at the DC level is huge...you have to start somewhere. No PC ever existed for the charge, it should have been "NO PC'd" at the initial arraignment.
     
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    Props to Joe who gave me lots of help for my pistol build and for his customer support such as this case!
     
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  5. Bullet Bill

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    I wonder how he got tripped up in the first place?
    Props to JC Arms though.
     
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    One of the few companies that will stand behind their products.
     
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    Not on Faceplant. Which department made this arrest?!
     
  8. bauer

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    Now if we could only get a certain subset of politicians to stand in front of their product....

    :eek:;)

    Kidding of course (mostly)
     
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  9. Mr.E

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    Anyone with firsthand experience with a fixed mag receiver and loading issues? Easy, pain in the ass? Looking st building a pistol from one
     
  10. MuzzleDiscipline

    MuzzleDiscipline NES Life Member NES Member

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    easy peasy several approaches none difficult some very fast
     
  11. djbradles

    djbradles NES Member

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    Just as MuzzleDiscipline stated it is very easy. Even faster than a standard mag reload if practiced. Build that pistol!
     
  12. Al-Jim19

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    Was the issue at hand the fact that it was an AR in violation of Maura’s edict or a pistol over 50oz, or something else I’m not thinking of?
     
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    AWESOME !! Any win is a good win. [thumbsup]


    View: https://youtu.be/IxAKFlpdcfc
     

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