Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Walter Barlow, Sp. U. S. Atty., of Washington, D. C.
Bart A. Riley and Robert C. Lane, both of Miami, Fla., for defendant.
District Court, S. D. Florida.
RITTER, District Judge.
The defendant is charged with violations of several of the sections of the National Firearms Act, chapter 15A, §§ 861a to 861q, USCA title 26.
By a demurrer the defendant challenges the constitutionality of this act on the ground that it is not a revenue measure but an attempt to use police power, which the national government does not possess; that its object in fact is to regulate the sale and use of firearms which is a...
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