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Here We Go: Diane Feinstein to Introduce Legislation to Ban Semi-Automatic Weapons

AmyDB Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 1:12 PM
Now as far as the gun free zones & the relation to violence...From the article that someone posted at mother jones.... "Half of the cases involved school or workplace shootings (12 and 19, respectively); the other 31 cases took place in locations including shopping malls, restaurants, government buildings, and military bases." Of that list schools, government buildings, & military bases are gun free zones via federal law. Most work places do not allow their employees to pack even with CCWs. Many malls & restaurants are self declared gun free zones as well.
AmyDB Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 1:15 PM
Also if you check out the article the highest incident count is not held by "assault rifles" it's semi auto pistols.

The same kind most LEO carry, the same kind Secret Service carries

When Congress is back in session in January, California Democrat Diane Feinstein plans to introduce legislation to ban the import, export, manufacturing, sale and transfer of what she calls "assault weapons." Feinstein didn't get into specific detail about what weapons would be affected, after all the term "assault" is a political one and the proper name for the guns Feinstein is trying to ban is "semi-automatic," which can include both handguns and rifles. Feinstein told NBC's David Gregory yesterday that ammunition clips holding more than 10 bullets would be banned should her bill become law.

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