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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #87)

Sat May 4, 2013, 08:16 AM

88. Adam Lanza owned a .22LR squirrel rifle, not an AR.

As I understand it, he used his .22 to shoot his mother in the face and then stole *her* AR, handguns, and shotgun from her gun safe. I believe she was a competitive shooter, so it's natural she would own an AR.

Had she competed with a Ruger Mini-14 instead, or just the handguns, or just the 12-gauge shotgun, or a 7615, or a brace of 1894's and SAA's, the outcome would have been no different, and the gun control lobby would have still tried to exploit the atrocity to ban AR's.

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