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Barack Obama to Congress: Ban the Military Style Assault Weapons

Steve18 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 2:10 PM
The man's knowledge of what "assault" means is abbysmal...He has never been in the military..There are NO assault weapons in America, because they have been illegal since 1933..All that are here are ones that LOOK like assault weapons. THEY HAVE TO BE FULLY AUTOMATIC FIRE CAPABLE TO BE AN ASSAULT WEAPON.
clarityseeker2 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 2:11 PM
the term "assault" has been co-opted by the Left.
THey prefer it----it sounds dramatic which fits their purposes

Surrounded by children, President Obama announced new executive actions on gun control today at the White House and called on Congress to "restore a ban on military style assault weapons" because "weapons designed for the theater of war have no place in a movie theater."

"I intend to use whatever weight this office holds to make them a reality," Obama said. “The most important changes we can make will depend on Congressional action.”

In addition to calling for a ban on military style assault weapons, Obama demanded universal background checks and a ban on ammunition magazines holding more...