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Posted By: extrapail
Date: 7/7/20 02:28
I was doing a bit of research in regards to NFA '34.
The bill went from being introduced on May 28, 1934, through the house on June 13, through the senate June 18 and signed into law June 26, 1934. It did not even take a month to go from introduction to being signed into law! Democrats held the house and senate by large margins:
312/115 in the house and 60/35 in the senate. Democrats were free to do what they wanted and the 73rd congress ran wild.
Not much was said in the newspaper that day:
in reviewing the newspapers the days around the signing, I could not locate any mention of the act being debated.
The Dillinger gang did their final holdup in South Bend, IN on June 30, 1934 and killed a police officer Howard Wagner:
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