Gun Control By zachattak13 Period: Jan 1, 1790 to Apr 1, 2013 Gun Control May 14, 1791 U.S. Constitiution Feb 4, 1865 Black Codes Inhibits the purchase of firearms by African Americans Nov 17, 1871 NRA Established William C. Church and George Wingate founded NRA Jun 22, 1934 National Firearms Act Banned fully automatic firearms, due to gang/mobster violence Jan 1, 1938 Federal Firearms Act Requires a license to own a gun, also, one cannot buy a gun if they are a fellon. Oct 22, 1968 Gun Control Act Enacted because of the assassinations of MLK, JFK, RFK, and Malcom X. Oct 21, 1986 Ban on "Cop Killer" bullets Made the purchasing of Armor Piercing bullets illegal. Oct 21, 1990 Gun free school zones All school zones became "no gun zones", with severe penalty to carriers that were caught. Nov 30, 1998 Brady Act Requires all gun dealers to do background checks on gun buyers. Dec 31, 2012 Jewish citizens go against the gun control laws Few Jewish people turn on gun control laws becuase of the similarities to the holocaust.