It seems to be a regular song they sing in the United States Congress. Once again, they want to ban assault rifles. It seems useless but you have to give them credit for trying. It happens most often when there is are outbreaks of murdered children.
And yet, they can only estimate that there are between 10 million and 20 million assault rifles running free across the country. The most popular of this type of weapon is the Armalite AR-15. This is not a hunting weapon. Its only purpose is to inflict the most damage to the most humans within a range of about 400 metres.
The AR-15 is an excellent assault rifle. It is not too expensive, relatively easy to maintain and service and was designed for use by soldiers who are not a very good shot anyway. A squad of soldiers armed with these weapons can lay down a layer of lead to make a force five times their number to keep their heads down.
But when the National Firearms Association (NRA) folks in the United States tell the politicians, they seem to own to fight back, it doesn’t make sense. If the weapon is useless for hunting, since you are not required to provide your own gun in your state’s national guard and would be wasting your time trying to improve your accuracy with it, why would you waste your money on it? All I have to note is that the people selling those assault rifles must be damn good salespeople.
What would make more sense would be to have those sales people help save the children from crazies with assault rifles.
And please do not argue about the size of the hole that an AR-15 makes in a human. There are many types of cartridges, many types of bullets and different loads. Military cartridges are often the least expensive and if they are practice rounds, they are designed to break up on impact to help prevent ricochets.
And if you want to know the stupidest statement ever heard from an advocate for the NRA. The person said that the best protection for children in their school is a teacher with a gun. That is a strange way of thinking.
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