Fascinating. The US Code is a tangled web of laws that are full of messy little loopholes like this. He sold illegal AR-15s. Feds agreed to let him go free to avoid hurting gun control efforts
A case once touted by ATF and federal prosecutors as a crackdown on an illicit AR-15-style weapons factory near Los Angeles is now seen has having the potential to pave the way to unfettered access to one of the most demonized guns in America.