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Response to Paladin (Reply #108)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 03:08 PM

114. "Whatever the New York Times says it is..."

You ARE trying to make me keel over from laughter, correct? Are you sure there isn't a secret decoder ring involved?

Look, the closest I've ever come to an actual definition of "assault weapon" came from a DUer who volunteered the following: "Any semi-automatic firearm that is modeled after or copied from a weapon that was designed for full-automatic fire." No flowcharts, no emotionalisms, no hot air - just straight to the point. I can respect that. Even though Washington state negated that proposed definition by trying to apply the term to pump-action shotguns, I can at least respect it.

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