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Baltimore County Police Chief Misleads America About Assault Weapons "On the Street"

indeptex53 Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 6:23 PM
What is the penalty for lying before the senate??
Marie150 Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 10:32 PM
Do they have to swear to tell the truth and nothing but the truth or perhaps he didn't know what" is" means.
Scrap1ron Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 6:35 PM
Penalty? Hell, he'll get a promotion.

Nearly three weeks ago, Baltimore County Police Chief James Johnson testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about what America can do to stop gun violence. During his testimony, he stressed the importance of the reinstatement of an assault weapons ban.

"The ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines must be reinstated. Like assault weapons, high-capacity magazines are not used for hunting, do not belong in our homes and wreak havoc in our communities," Johnson said.

After the hearing Johnson told reporters, "Police officers face these weapons either in seizure cases or crimes of violence everyday. Dozens of...