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Gun Control Infographic [History]

Gun Control Infographic
December 7, 2020 Edited March 9, 2023 2026 view(s)
Gun Control Infographic [History]

A Breif History of Gun Regulation In The United States

Since the ratification of the Bill of Rights to the Constitution in 1791, the Second Amendment (which guarantees Americans the right to bear arms), has been under constant attack.

History of Gun Control


The 20th century began a wave of gun control measures. Many politicians viewed the  upgrades in automatic and semi-automatic firearms to be too dangerous to be in the hands of everyday citizens.


Full Auto Firearm Ban


These efforts culminated in the Violent Crime Control & Law Enforcement Act of 1994 which banned many popular semi-automatic rifles including AR-15s and AK-47s. Fortunately, the ban expired on September 13, 2004 by a sunset provision, but there has been much talk of reinstituting a similar or even more extensive ban on firearms.


New Gun Control


Recently, gun regulation has evolved more subtly as many popular tech companies have begun censoring firearm content online. For example, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube all have policies discouraging the buying and selling of firearms and ammunition and restrict gun manufacturers from linking directly to their website from a post. These constraints have forced us to be more creative in order to still provide you with the content you want. For example, instead of linking directly to a product on our site, we put the SKUs of products mentioned in the post in the description for you to copy and paste in the search bar at No matter what the future holds for the firearm industry, Bear Creek Arsenal is committed to providing you with high performance/high value firearms so you can enjoy your Constitutional freedoms at a price you can afford. What are your thoughts on gun regulation? Leave them in the comments below.

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December 8, 2020
Sure seems like we are headed down the same road came from in 1776. A nation divided will not stand against its enemies.
Tony Leitner
December 9, 2020
Thanks to Bear Creek Arsenal America is a better safer place.We all have fo keep-up the fight to keep it that way.My family and myself thank you for making your high quality products at an affordable price especially in these troubled days and times we are living in.You along with all America with any sense at all,with any insight can see what the liberal left are up to and understand that we can’t give a inch. The Gun grabbers will take it all.Thank you again and keep fighting to keep America free.
Angel Vazquez Rosa
December 16, 2020
Excellent! A lot of useful information.
Steven Boone
December 16, 2020
The history of the stripping of our 2nd amendment rights should be a red flag to all freedom loving Americans.
Andrew Hussey
December 30, 2020
Facebook is absolutely horrible. If your looking for a platform that offers constitutional freedom try MeWe. I belong to several firearm groups there and it’s great.
February 5, 2021
Join us on MeWe!
Jerry Johnson
December 30, 2020
I just recently heard about BCA. I read over 50 reviews. I was shocked to see how awesome the quality, affordable, and very stealthy. I placed my first order of an AR-15 upper 223 16 inch. Should arrive today. I'm a newbe beginner. I'm down with learning a thing, or 2. I highly honor what you, and your team do. Happy New year. Thank you!
Kyle Browning
January 8, 2021
Thank you bear creek for keeping up the good fight! We got your six.
Ronnie jones
March 21, 2021
I do agree we need to keep firearms out of the hands of idiots, but if you crack the door any more it will be open so therefore long as the idiots aint harming me or mine let the ATF and Government stay outta my buisness. IGY6 if you need just dont stab me in it.
Steven Williams
June 14, 2021
does an individual need an ffl for complete upper assembly
June 14, 2021
No you don't.
Roy Moore
August 22, 2022
how about after 8/24/2022, looking for clarification on that new ATF rule
James J Mayworm
June 16, 2021
Do your 7.5" uppers need a NFA Tax Stamp when mounted to a Bear Creek AR-15 lower?
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