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What does NFA stand for?

NFA stands for National Firearms Act of 1934

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Before last week, the most important legal precedent came when the Supreme Court upheld the National Firearms Act of 1934 against a challenge on grounds that it violated the Second Amendment.
Machine guns, for the record, already are strictly regulated as Class III firearms under the National Firearms Act of 1934, and are legally available only after paying a $200 federal tax and securing the permission of the chief law enforcement officer in the purchaser's locale.
The appeals court's decision was a departure from the precedent that had guided most federal courts since 1939, when the Supreme Court upheld the National Firearms Act of 1934 against a constitutional challenge.