Assault weapons

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    Lots of talk of assault weapons yet no definition.

    One of you people that wants to ban assault weapons care to define what they are?
     
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    Ask governor Romney, a presidential candidate who has actually banned assault weapons.
     
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    Dat's dem dere scary ass guns whuts been doin all them a salts right?
     
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    He isn't here. I want someone to define the term. Someone that thinks they should be banned would be good.

    The reason I ask is because there is no such thing as an assault weapon. Even when the Fed banned them they did not have an actual description. Rather a list of weapon features that if any 3 were on the weapon suddenly it was an assault weapon. Stuff like detachable magazine, bayonet stud, flash suppressor or folding stock.
     
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    A semi automatic firearm with a magazine holding 100 high velocity projectiles and little recoil. Imagine what General Washington might have done if he had these weapons and 100-round magazines.
     
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    That would be every semi automatic with detachable magazines. Further you have not defined the weapon you have defined the magazine. Once again if you want these weapons made illegal you will need an amendment to the Constitution since the Supreme Court has made rulings that clearly make them protected.
     
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    According to Mitt Romney there is such thing as an assault weapon and he banned some of them. How many gun bans has Obama implemented?
     
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    No I defined the weapon, high velocity, maximum damage to the target, little recoil, simply point and shot - 100 rounds in less than a minute. Or, if you prefer, eight rounds in less than 10 seconds. The perfect tool for the mass murderer.

    No citizen needs such a weapon, especially one with such a high capacity magazine. I know some on the right have this fantasy of defending the homeland from the Federal Government. With the technology and fire power of our armed forces... good luck with that.
     
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    You can make a semi, into an auto.
     
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    So your opinion is that all weapons are actually the same, and simply do not need to be treated differently? Say you were teaching a child to shoot, would you give him a .22 rifle or an AR-15 with a 100-round mag? Under your logic, since both are just guns why should you have any reason to train said child on a .22 rifle instead of a AR-15?

    They're both basically the same thing, according to you at least.
     
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