I don't see why the Mosins should become blacklisted. Bolt action, no detached mag, less than 10, no foregrip or pistol grip, manual safety, C&R. More like a bone that the nannies would throw us. Unless they ban imports.
The 7.62x54 ammo is current military issue. Not going anywhere save for an import ban.
" and eliminate misguided restrictions that require federal agents to allow the importation of dangerous weapons simply because of their age."
Eric Holder March 6, 2013
With some of the recent events in the gun control debate they might be backing off for now, but this tells you exactly what they have in mine.