Democratic Underground - benEzra's Journal benEzra's Journal http://www.democraticunderground.com http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:45:16 Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:45:16 Because it's an "Evil Scary Gun Term", and "assault weapon" was already taken.... http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172198541 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 01:39:35 Around 75%-90% of murderers have prior arrest records, http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172198189 Thu, 11 Aug 2016 03:55:19 How would you get the gun control lobby to sign up to that, or be constrained by it? http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172198176 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 22:03:25 Then don't own any. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172198050 Sun, 07 Aug 2016 20:25:27 It's definitely a good sport for a 15yo (I started shooting younger than that) http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172198044 Sun, 07 Aug 2016 19:58:47 Of course market saturation applies. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172198043 Sun, 07 Aug 2016 19:49:31 My 15yo daughter shot a gun for the first time yesterday http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1172&pid=198035 Sun, 07 Aug 2016 19:01:07 All civilian repeating firearms have the ability to kill a lot of people if misused. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172198034 Sun, 07 Aug 2016 18:32:29 Weight is a big issue now, but that was less of an criterion before body armor was general-issue. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172198031 Sun, 07 Aug 2016 18:29:41 In that particular venue, the Orlando shooter could have shot 103 people with a full-sized pistol, http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172198029 Sun, 07 Aug 2016 18:26:01 Because they were spec'ing it for use in automatic weapons. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172198023 Sun, 07 Aug 2016 17:42:46 No, the MA AG didn't touch function at all. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172197978 Sat, 06 Aug 2016 03:38:24 For short range, how about a Garand scaled down for a less powerful cartridge. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172197977 Sat, 06 Aug 2016 03:24:54 6mm Remington "worked OK" (in your words) at U Texas. 9mm "worked OK" (again your words) at VT. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172197976 Sat, 06 Aug 2016 03:17:57 155gr .30-06 is still trading velocity for long range and penetration. Try 110gr. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172197965 Fri, 05 Aug 2016 23:05:06 Dihydrogen monoxide hand-waving... http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172197964 Fri, 05 Aug 2016 23:00:44 She didn't ban "assault rifles". She banned rifles that *aren't* assault weapons http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172197933 Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:50:10 You were the one who proposed a ridiculous capacity limit http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172197821 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:44:00 Less than 200 murders/year involve "assault weapons". Not 30,000. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172197793 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 01:51:39 Less than 200 deaths a year nationwide isn't low enough for the fundamentalists. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172197434 Sat, 16 Jul 2016 17:42:49 The civilian ones are basically a Glock made less concealable. http://www.democraticunderground.com/10141518636 Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:34:56 "Semantics" is the study of the meanings of words. http://www.democraticunderground.com/10028009637 Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:29:01 Yep, Saiga with aftermarket stock. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172197265 Tue, 12 Jul 2016 22:04:36 You just proved Salon's point. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172196402 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 15:36:16 The NRA is only a very small part of the issue. http://www.democraticunderground.com/1172196400 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 15:26:09