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Thoughts on “Assault Weapons” and “Magazine Limits” from an Actual Gun Expert

Fred1666 Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 6:42 AM
I get so frustrated when I see congressional hearings where you only hear from victims and their loved ones telling how bad guns are. I have no problem with them being heard, but congress does not know everything about everything. They need for hear from real experts who can present their research and defend it when congress asks intelligent and logical questions. Then they can craft laws that will make a difference and not just sound good.

I’m not a big gun owner and I’m not part of the gun culture. So why, then, do I frequently post about the issue of gun control?

Mostly because I believe in freedom and the Constitution.

But I also appreciate facts and analysis and I know that law-abiding citizens are safer and criminals face greater obstacles when good people have the right of self defense.

Last but not least, I think there’s a non-trivial possibility that the United States will suffer some sort of social chaos and/or breakdown of law and order because of the damage caused by reckless...