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Thu Dec 27, 2012, 12:46 AM

56. many of those also own handguns

there are AR type rifles designed for hunting. Handgun hunting is also legal in the US, in some states. In my home state, your handgun would have to use a rifle round, because the game regulations require a casing at least two inches. (Which I understand handgun hunting is not legal in Canada. That could be one of the reasons why rural Canadians choose not to own them even if your ownership laws were similar to ours) People in places like Montana and Wyoming often also own handguns for various reasons.

In the example I used, the number of legal handgun owners in Chicago, is extremely few if any since private handguns are banned. While SCOTUS overturned their law, Chicago puts pointless roadblocks to legal ownership and defies the law, at great cost to their city coffers.

Bushmaster is simply the name of the manufacture. In the case of the guy in New York, he was convicted and served ten years for murdering a 92 year old woman with a hammer. He could not have legally obtained the gun.

In the US, the TV news is largely infotainment to be taken with a grain of salt. Accuracy takes a back seat to a good story.

You didn't answer my question about those more responsible for the problem paying their share.

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