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benEzra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-27-09 07:05 PM
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131. No, all Title 1 "assault weapons" are NON-automatic
and by law may not be easily convertible to full auto.

This rifle is banned BY NAME as an "assault weapon" by H.R.1022:


http://www.ruger-firearms.com/Firearms/FAProdView?model...

Assault Weapons Ban and Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2007 (Introduced in House)

HR 1022 IH

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1022

To reauthorize the assault weapons ban, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 13, 2007

...

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

(a) In General- Section 921(a)(30) of title 18, United States Code, as added by section 2(a) of this Act, is amended to read as follows:

`(30) The term `semiautomatic assault weapon' means any of the following:

`(A) The following rifles or copies or duplicates thereof:

...

`(xviii) Sturm, Ruger Mini-14


H.R.1022 also bans any non-automatic civilian rifle with a detachable magazine and a handgrip that sticks out; any semiauto shotgun with a detachable magazine, regardless of capacity; and any semiautomatic rifle or shotgun that has ever been procured by any Federal law enforcement agency, unless specifically exempted by the Attorney General.

If you think the "assault weapon" bait-and-switch covers any automatic weapons at all, you've been had. It covers ONLY non-automatic civilian guns---and the most popular civilian rifles in America, at that.
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