Thought this might be helpful.

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  1. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

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    I found this on another website; they are not my words but some people here need to learn:

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    First off, most of you have no clue what an assault rifle is! It's not your fault you don't know, I will educate you. An assault rifle is a rifle with the ability to go fully automatic. That means if you hold the trigger down, it keeps going bang until you release the trigger or the weapon runs out of ammo. The first assault rifle came about during WWII with the German Stg44. It had the power of a rifle with nearly the rate of fire of a sub-machine gun (full auto). Inspired out of this WWII era gun came the most well knows assault rifles of all time, the AK-47 and the M-16. Both had the ability for fully automatic fire. When people say they want a ban on assault weapons they think they are banning fully automatic rifles from civilian hands. The problem is that these weapons are ALREADY BANNED! See National Firearms Act of 1934, Gun Control Act of 1968, and Firearm Ownership Protection Act of 1986. Civilians cannot obtain these weapons. They are for military and police use almost exclusively.
    So what is this AR-15 if not an assault rifle? It is a standard rifle that LOOKS LIKE a fully automatic M-16, but does not function like one. It does the same thing as any other standard rifle. One trigger pull = one bang. Most of you are not stupid enough to want to ban a Ruger Mini-14 ranch rifle (pictured on top), but cry that the AR-15 (pictured on bottom) is a deadly assault rifle when they are literally capable of the same thing. Same ammo, same capacity, same function. The aesthetic differences between the two are what some want to ban and have banned in the past, which if you look at them, are pants-on-head-retarded to consider deadly features. Some of the things that made a standard functioning rifle considered an assault weapon are:
    A folding or telescoping stock - (does not make the weapon any deadlier).
    A pistol grip - (does not make the weapon any deadlier).
    A bayonet mount - (does not make the weapon any deadlier).
    A flash suppressor - (does not make the weapon any deadlier).
    You see what I'm getting at? The weapons you actually want banned are ALREADY BANNED. The weapons used in these attacks are regular functioning rifles designed to look like their full auto, military counterparts.
    So if the AR-15 isn't more dangerous than any other standard rifle, then why is is the one being used in all of these shootings? Simple. It just happens to be the most popular rifle in the country. It's the iPhone of rifles. It is an affordable, accurate rifle that is easy to personalize because everyone makes accessories for it. It isn't any easier to acquire than other rifles, just more available.
    To wrap this up, If you support banning fully automatic assault rifles, fine. You support a law that is already in place for good reason. I agree we generally don't need machine guns. However, if you think we should ban standard functioning rifles because of things like how you hold the grip or how adjustable the buttstock is, you are an idiot!
    Consider yourselves educated on this matter.
     
  2. wensday

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    Buttstock.
     
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  5. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    no such luck, except for gp2.
     
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    Oh, thanks for tagging me. I am now educated and have completely changed my mind on the whole gun issue. You're the best!
     
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    its a good thing England has such a strong gun control policy, otherwise celebrities and local politicians would be at risk, right?
     
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    It is funny how you boy in the bubble anti-gun fags look when you argue with people that are involved with guns. It looks like a physics professor explaining gravity to a roach.

    And I say that as a neutral non-gun owning bystander.
     
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    its just the details, although the guy who posted it sounds angry.

    the parts that got me originally is that real assault weapons are defined as fully automatic capable and are already banned nationwide for decades, so all the politicians and media people up in arms about assault weapons are actually full of shit. Makes me wonder what their real agenda is.
     
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    An excellent post Froggy. It does point out that the only differences between an assault rifle and your standard rifle are in cosmetics only.
     
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    that's the main point - the only reason people want to ban it is because the cosmetics scare them. its like wanting to ban Darth Vader costumes because the mask scares them. if they would admit that they would recognize they are reacting out of a childish fear and maybe focus on something real instead, but probably not. its simpler to be led than to think.

    the other point is that real assault weapons have been banned for more than 70 years nationwide so calling for a ban now is silly and obviously an ulterior agenda; people are being manipulated.
     
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    :lol:

    This guy is still alive?! :jj:
     
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    i haz a life.

    how come your reps are so low? who hates you now?
     
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    What about semi-automatic?
     
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    Made friends and influenced enemies in the Stern forum. :smile:
     
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