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Feinstein Assault Weapons Ban Covers Rifles, Pistols and Shotguns

Tom267 Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 10:31 AM
Alopekos, I, too, am old. Years ago my dad taught me, "Do not antagonize an old man. He has very little to lose and will do you a serious mischief." Today I know exactly what he meant. This may well be America's Thermopylae. If so, I offer the same response as I posted earlier and the Greeks response - molon labe

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...