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Gun Misinformation: Assault Rifles and Assault Weapons

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from interacting with gun control advocates it’s that they’re the most misinformed & ignorant people from across the political spectrum. Not only that but they don’t care that they’re misinformed & prefer to remain that way. So this post and my other upcoming posts aren’t for them. Instead I’m doing this to help inform those who are actually interested in being informed. So, let’s start with one of the most talked about gun types in the country right now. Assault rifles and so-called “assault weapons”. First off, the term “assault weapon” is essentially a

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Obama: About That Assault Rifle Ban…

Yea. Not gonna happen: President Obama, after meeting Thursday with Mexico’s president, signaled he is backing away from his pledge to renew the U.S. ban on assault weapons but still wishes to stop the cross-border flow of guns that wind up in the arsenals of drug cartels. […] Obama said Thursday he preferred to focus on enforcing existing laws to keep assault weapons out of Mexico, rather than trying to renew the U.S. ban on the weapons. “We are absolutely committed to working in partnership with Mexico to make sure we are dealing with this scourge on both sides of

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