following defendant's guilty plea and sentence. The weapon in question
was manufactured outside of Pennsylvania.
The constitutional challenge has been rejected. The statute is a
constitutional exercise of Congress' authority under the Commerce
Clause. United States v. Gateward, 84 F.3d 670 (3d Cir. 1996), cert.
denied, 519 U.S. 907 (1996); United States v. Singletary, 268 F.3d 196
(3d Cir. 2001).
An appropriate Order follows.
AND NOW, this 20th day of March, 2002, upon consideration of
defendant's Motion Under 28 U.S.C. § 2255 and the response, it is
hereby ORDERED that the said Motion is DENIED.
There is no basis to issue a certificate of appealability.
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