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A watered down, try-to-make-everyone-happy Assault Weapons Ban is worse than no ban. [View all]

False complacency is dangerous. An ineffectual AWB is worse than nothing since it simply causes us to lose focus until next time.

If I had my druthers, I'druther all guns were melted into slag. I know that won't happen and I am not asking for it. I mention it just so you know where I'm coming from - and what a guy like me is willing to tolerate and unwilling to tolerate.

If we "ban" only fully automatic weapons but allow semi automatics, what have we accomplished?

If we ban large clips/magazines/barrels, but don't make simple ownership of ones already in one's possession illegal and confiscatable, what have we accomplished?

Any AWB going forward needs to be a SERIOUS AWB. Not some pap to placate the gun owners and manufacturers and sellers.

Connecticut has , right now, on the books, a good example of the kind of AWB we *don't* need.




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