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FBI stats don’t fit the anti-gun argument

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FBI stats don’t fit the anti-gun argument Let us examine some facts about gun control and the political gun-banning furor fueled by the news (read entertainment) media. The term “assault weapon” was coined by gun-control zealots in the 1970s ’80s, and it refers to firearms that resemble a military gun that the media, politicians and the misinformed wish to ban. A misconception of so called “assault weapons” is the idea that they fire continuously while ...

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March 9, 2013
5:59 a.m.

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Gray, A great rational, intelligent article, which, of course, the media and the feel-good politicians don't want to hear. Perhaps if our elected officials stood up and represented their constituents instead of supporting party politics and trying to get their own slice of the pie, we might all be better off, but that's just wishful thinking. Restriction of our inherent, God-given rights is not a solution to today's societal problems.