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

do'connor Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 3:20 PM
What exactly do they want to ban when they say "assault guns" automatics -- multiple shots per trigger pull; I think these are only legal for military and law enforcement use semi-automatics -- one trigger pull - one shot; isn't this pretty much most modern guns assault weapon -- automatic? semi-automatic? semi-automatic that looks like a military model?

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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