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Response to aurelius2112 (Reply #27)

Mon Apr 25, 2016, 01:16 PM

39. an assault weapon is any gun

a politician doesn't like. For example, Olympic style target pistols like the Walther GSP, probably the most common handgun in places like Iceland, is banned as an "assault weapon" in New York and Maryland. As pointed out before, the round the AK uses is far less powerful than the .30-06 Grandpa uses.

Also, three to five times more people are murdered with bare hands each year than with "assault weapons" like the AK or AR. That is according to the FBI UCR.

.50 caliber guns - again .......Why do we need this type of dangerous gun?
For the head kill after you botch a rifle shot on a deer?
I just don't understand why you bother to defend this, who cares if its .45 or .50 --- they all kill regardless of caliber.
Long range target shooting. That is what those rifles are developed for.
http://www.1moa.org/
None of the ranges near me are set up or such a rifle. It seems to be more popular in the UK than it is here.
http://www.fcsa.co.uk/
BTW, how many crimes have been committed by them? Since your knowledge of firearms amounts to parroting what some fear mongering ideologue told you, who either was lying or just as informed as you, what business do you have demanding someone, more knowledgeable than you, to justify having something you know nothing about. Kind of pretentious isn't it?

We have had gun control on the federal level since 1927. We have five federal gun control laws. State and local laws have been around since the founding. Harriett Tubman violated the gun laws of Maryland on a regular basis. It was an 1806 law that could be called "possessing while black".

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