There is some truth about the ATF wanting to ban the import of "evil black shotguns." http://www.nraila.org/legislation/read.aspx?id=6172
Jim's Rules of Carry: 1. Any gun is better than no gun. 2. A gun that is reliable is better than a gun that is not. 3. A hole in the right place is better than a hole in the wrong place. 4. A bigger hole is a better hole.