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Response to tridim (Reply #12)

Fri Apr 26, 2013, 04:06 PM

19. A deer round will do MUCH more damage than standard AR-15 ammo

A .308 packs a lot more punch than a .223. So no, the AR-15's ammo does not do an inordinate amount damage compared to other high powered rifle cartridges. Plenty lethal, just nothing unique about it.

Besides, the Mini-14, a semi auto rifle that would not have been banned, fires the exact same ammo as the AR-15. A round fired out of an AR doesn't magically do more damage than the same round fired out of an Mini-14.

Actually, your side's misguided attempts to resurrect the failed "assault" weapons ban fuels the pro-gun movement. This type of overreach is what killed the recent background check compromise, something many gun owners would be fine with. In fact, the driving force of the popularity of the AR-15 today was the inept ban of '94. Now, after this latest push, the AR-15 is even MORE popular than ever before. I hope Feinstein is pleased with the results of her efforts.

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