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Gun Control Takes Center Stage

vietnamvet Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 11:49 AM
To help take attention away from 'assault weapons', start using the new 'acceptable to gun owners' term ... "modern sporting rifle". It is even used in the article above. Let it become the only way that ARs and AKs (and others) are referred to, and make the term so common that people forget to use 'assault weapons' in their speech.

The race to further the gun-control agenda in the wake of last month’s tragic shooting by a crazed gunman in Newtown, Connecticut is moving into high gear. The Grand Old Lady of Gun Control, California Senator Diane Feinstein, last week introduced a bill that not only seeks to reinstate the 1994 “Federal Assault Weapons Ban” (AWB), but goes far beyond the scope of the earlier law (which expired a decade later) in undermining Second Amendment protections for law abiding Americans.

Feinstein’s proposal specifically targets 157 modern sporting rifles -- or, as she almost gleefully refers to them, “assault weapons.” In...