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Gun control dead...or is it?

April 21, 2013

With last week’s Senate rejection of major pieces of gun control legislation, is the issue dead? The bipartisan plan, led by West Virginia Sen....

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Remington

Apr-21-13 3:50 AM

Explain to me what is an "assault rifle?" What is the difference between a Ruger 10/22 with a 50 drum magazine then a semi M4 that shoots a 7.62x39 round?

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denver

Apr-21-13 6:55 AM

Google: assault rifle

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jeffward

Apr-21-13 10:24 AM

Her you are Remington: An assault rifle is a selective fire (selective between automatic, semi-automatic, and burst fire) rifle that uses an intermediate cartridge and a detachable magazine. Assault rifles are the standard service rifles in most modern armies. Fully automatic fire refers to an ability for a rifle to fire continuously while the trigger is pressed; "burst-capable" fire refers to an ability of a rifle to fire a small yet fixed multiple number of rounds with but one press of the trigger; in contrast, semi-automatic refers to an ability to fire one round per press of a trigger. (contd)

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jeffward

Apr-21-13 10:24 AM

The presence of selective fire modes on assault rifles permits more efficient use of rounds to be fired for specific needs, versus having a single mode of operation, such as fully automatic, thereby conserving ammunition while maximizing on-target accuracy and effectiveness. Examples of assault rifles include the StG 44, AK-47,[2] M16 rifle, QBZ-95, FAMAS, Heckler & Koch G36, and Enfield SA80.

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denver

Apr-21-13 10:39 AM

Does that answer your question, "Remington?" :)

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jeffward

Apr-21-13 10:46 AM

Remington: That description is from Wikipedia. It is pretty accurate. Mostly the difference in the public's eyes appears to me to be the appearance. It couldn't surely be the automatic or burst firing capabilities since, these automatics as purported by most of the media are completely illegal without special federal permitting which only a few with very high ethical and moral standards are capable of owning. Also the cost to own them is out of sight. Public opinion has been biased by intentional lies and factually incorrect statements being repeated by the media until people believe what they're hearing is actually true. (contd)

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jeffward

Apr-21-13 10:46 AM

Oooo! They look so scary compared to a standard wooden stocked hunting rifle. The M4 you asked about is fully auto loading and semi and burst firing, 1 trigger pull, unload magazine. The M4A1 is like the old M16A1 we had, w/semi, burst, and full auto fire. The Ruger is auto loading and semi-auto firing, 1 trigger pull 1 shot.

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Remington

Apr-21-13 10:46 AM

Jeff. I knew the answer and Thanks. I was trying to make a point that if I took a 22 and bought "assault" accessories to make it "look" like my M4 then it will be pass off as an assault rifle. With the rails and collapsing stock Denver, still dodging my questions are you???

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jeffward

Apr-21-13 10:48 AM

Please disregard last post. I inserted a line incorrectly. Oooo! They look so scary compared to a standard wooden stocked hunting rifle. The M4 you asked about is fully auto loading and semi and burst firing. The M4A1 is like the old M16A1 we had, w/semi, burst, and full auto fire. 1 trigger pull, unload magazine. The Ruger is auto loading and semi-auto firing, 1 trigger pull 1 shot.

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jeffward

Apr-21-13 10:50 AM

That's cool! I was attempting to answer your question but, I felt you knew the answer by some of the posts you've made. Have a great day!

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RANDOM21

Apr-21-13 10:51 AM

On Monday of last week the knowledge of a "pressure cooker bomb" was just another unknown technique being used by terrorists in foreign countries, while now it has been used in Boston. Now, two-thirds of the US population are aware of the devastation it can cause, and some of that population will be trying to learn all they can about building them. Are we going to have background checks at cooking supply outlets and ten day waiting periods on pressure cookers, trac phones, assorted wiring, and batteries? With all the manpower and precautions taken in Boston before the bombing and the massive roll out of resources after the fact, they were still successful in their deed. They had plenty of time to run but that wasn't the plan. Somebody pulled their strings and those people are still out there. Making it harder for people to defend themselves isn't the answer, catching the bad guys is. After spending over $500,000,000,000 on Homeland Security since 9/11, we should be more proa

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Remington

Apr-21-13 10:56 AM

Jeff , I have the arma-lite and the Colt M4's that my friends and I use when we go to the desert to practice. The only problem I have is the ammo, ever since the idiot tried to use gun control, we cannot get ammo because it is sold out.. any ammo shortage where you are located?

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RANDOM21

Apr-21-13 10:59 AM

We should be more proactive in stopping the attacks and not mopping up afterwards. Oh, that's right, no profiling for we might hurt some feelings, and as we all know, the world loves us for our human rights feelings.

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RANDOM21

Apr-21-13 11:04 AM

Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard but the cupboard was bare. Supplies starting to come back at two or three times the price of six months ago. Still no 22lr so plinking has become a rich sport right up there with yachting and polo.

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jeffward

Apr-21-13 11:07 AM

Remington: Yes to a point. There are shortages of many things since; the government is stockpiling everything they can get their hands on so you can't find it available. My son that did 5 tours in Afghanistan says many he knows in the military are very upset with the President for signing an agreement with the UN to give them a listing of all weapons and ammo owners in this country. I personally feel that is a treasonous act also. We can’t allow people elected to any government office to circumvent our government and Constitution in such a manner. The problem we have is a society that has been fed so many lies that they are ignorant of the facts. He says our officials are forgetting to uphold their oath of office to protect and defend our Constitution.

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Remington

Apr-21-13 11:13 AM

Very well said, Jeff!!!

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jeffward

Apr-21-13 11:14 AM

He also said that it’s becoming a big deal quietly amongst the military that they will not take up arms against US citizens to deny our Constitutional rights. They (we) all have sworn to protect and defend our Constitution which governs all aspects of our society. It has also been said that the UN has offered to send in their troops to do the job (unknown to most all of us) if the President doesn’t follow through. I don’t personally know this but I believe what he said about it since I’ve read some comment s of his military brethren on the matter.

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Ithink

Apr-21-13 11:41 AM

Bury it.

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denver

Apr-21-13 4:00 PM

Where do you all come with that kind of information? That sounds like "Remington" writing, " We had a seal team go to Syria and took out a group of high "importance" people and gather intelligence that this group was planning on bombing many important places like Disneyland, Walt Disney, sears tower, many different places that would have made American cry more then they did on 9/11."

And "Remington" or who ever, Assault rifles are the standard service rifles in most modern armies! And if you had been in the military you would have already knew that!

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denver

Apr-21-13 4:21 PM

Of all the things you own, why is it your gun that you treasure the most? Some one said the government is going to try and confiscate legally owned guns. Nonsense! Unless you have something in your background that would prevent you from passing a background check. As for the government knowing how many guns you own, they know how many bank accounts you have, how much money you have, properties you own and the locations, they know the number of cars you own, they know where you work and how much money you make, how much taxes you owe, who your married to, or were married to etc...

Would you all like to answer that, why is it you treasure your gun the most?

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Remington

Apr-21-13 5:31 PM

Well for me, I treasure it because it bonds md to my brothers out here that wants to spend a little time at the range, 2. Protection for my family because WV is very safe compare to CA, criminals understand firepower 3. I am a big WV deer hunter 4. I am trying to gain a new hobby and that is entering the NRA long range shooting that they have in AZ. 5. To defend myself against a future attack that YES my friends were correct in telling me. Beware obey they will begin to come and we need to defend ourselves because we donor trust the Government. Why Denver, you going to protect us???

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Remington

Apr-21-13 5:36 PM

By the way Jeff, my respects to your son and to you, because the parents, wives and family have the toughest job. "Freedom leaves a different taste in the mouths of those, who actually had to fight for it"

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denver

Apr-21-13 6:11 PM

"Remington" or who ever, tell us again about your trips abroad on secret missions.

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denver

Apr-21-13 6:25 PM

Id watch you all say on here, the government is watching every move you make!!! {Cuckoo Cuckoo}

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denver

Apr-21-13 6:26 PM

what you all say

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