Friday, February 1, 2013

More Info On the Fienstien Gun Ban Bill

I wrote a bit back about how the characteristics used to classify firearms as 'assault weapons" doesn't make a lot of sense to me.  This blog has gone a step farther, and really illustrated the point using the Ruger Mini-14 rifle.  Some variants are classified as assault weapons others aren't.  That doesn't make any sense at all!

It's all semantics anyway.  When even the best police take 5 minutes to show up, and most take 20 minutes or more, the tool chosen by a killer doesn't matter.  A madman can shoot dozens of people in a minute, or kill even more with a bomb in a split second.  Legislating objects to stop madmen is silly.

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