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

AmyDB Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 3:05 PM
bryce said.... Unfortunately what you see here is the National Rampage Association's successful brain washing. Banning semi-automatic weapons does not prevent anyone from arming themselves. It does however reduce the number of weapons that are near ubiquitous in mass shootings. _______________ So we cut off the last 100 years of progress in the science of firearms Bryce? You do realize that the most common semi auto pistol is the 1911 a1 has been around since 1911 don't you?
nodeamass Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 3:09 PM
Strawman. It has no relvance to the laws needed to restrict(not ban) firearms and their firing capacity and the cartridge capacity and availability.
TaxFree1031 Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 3:07 PM
101 years to be exact and I have a Kimber Pro Carry II in 9mm. What a great firearm.
Duke Nuk'em Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 3:10 PM
Browning copyrighted that firearm several years before 1911. 1911 was the year the US Army adopted that handgun. Hence it is the M1911.

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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