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Ending Gun Violence Requires Commitment, Not All of it Voluntary

OregonBuzz Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 9:13 AM
"The most basic self-defense revolver for women is a semi-automatic." Is that statement meant to be a joke?
Chuck3645 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 9:18 AM
No, most hand guns, in the pistol category, are semi-automatic, meaning it re-cocks the hammer, chambers the next round, and awaits the next trigger pull.
John766 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 9:57 AM
vs a revolver.? many shots in your "revolver"?
Tinsldr2 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 10:17 AM
John the number of "shots" does not matter to the definition of semi-auto

I have a Semi Auto shotgun that can hold 5 shots, but you can have a pump shotgun that holds 10 shots that is NOT semi-auto because you have to "pump it" to chamber and fire each additional shot
gunowner Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 12:43 PM
the capacity of a handgun does not determine the mechanics of the weapon. you've watched too much hollywood.

The good news is: Obama and the Senate Democrats have no intention of passing more idiotic gun legislation in response to the Newtown massacre. The bad news is that they also have no intention of passing any legislation about the mentally ill, which would actually do something to reduce these mass shootings.

Instead, the Democrats will jawbone about "assault weapons" and other meaningless gun laws for the sole purpose of scaring soccer moms into hating the National Rifle Association. Expect to hear a lot about Republicans preferring "the gun lobby" to "children." (Which is evidently not at all like...