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Feinstein Assault Weapons Ban Covers Rifles, Pistols and Shotguns

Raymond, (Ret) Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 9:50 AM
The truly ominous thing is that these people who refuse to understand that the purpose of the right to keep and bear arms was ultimately so that we could protect ourselves, not from each other, but from the kind of large, powerful and inevitably oppressive government from which we had just won our Independence, despite its attempt to confiscate our weapons, are the same people who now work so tirelessly to increase the size and power of that new government. One wonders just what they seek liberty from.

The New Year is just around the corner and although the Senate still hasn't made a fiscal cliff deal, Senator Diane Feinstein already has parts of new gun control legislation ready to go. Two Sunday's ago on NBC's Meet the Press, Feinstein talked about giving President Obama a bill he can "lead on" and used the term assault weapon loosely.

Feinstein has posted a summary of what the legislation will cover, which inculdes a ban on semi-automatic handguns and shotguns in addition to rifles. The legislation also requires registration...