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John Lott Destroys CNN's Soledad O'Brien on Gun Free Zones

Original Saepe_Expertus Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 8:38 PM
GENE 158...THAT is the question of the day, is it not? Just what the hell IS an 'assault' weapon? The AR-15 is the civilian version of the original M-16...which has morphed into a cluster of variants. The M-16 fires the .223 round, and was selectable for semi-auto fire and full auto. The civilian variants are all semi-auto only. In 1944, the M-1 Garand was used to 'assault' every German, Italian and Japanese stronghold the US Forces 'assaulted'. It is an 8-shot, clip-fed semi-auto weapon, firing the robust 30.06 round....which moves at 2700 f.p.s., impacting with tremendous force: 2650 ft. lbs. at 100 yards. They are not 'assault' rifles because they don't LOOK LIKE what the libs think is an 'assault' rifle. Corrections, AMY ?

Mass shootings in the United States have at least one thing in common: they all happen in in gun free zones. Yesterday economist and author of More Guns Less Crime John Lott went on CNN with anchor Soledad O'Brien to discuss why mass shootings occur in gun free zones. O'Brien as usual, wasn't interested in factual data Lott was presenting and continually cut him off as he was making his points.

John Lott, the gun advocate who recently had a heated encounter with Piers Morgan, spoke to Soledad O'Brien on Monday morning — continuing to make his pro-gun...