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NY Times - No Such Thing Assault Weapons

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by RicInOR, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    WHAT?!?!?

    http://www.thefederalistpapers.org/...mes-finally-admits-assault-weapons-are-a-myth
    After Lying For 30 Years, New York Times Admits
    “Assault Weapons Are A Myth”
    In an amazing editorial the NY Times admits that “assault weapon” is a made up term created by anti-gun Democrats to scare low information voters. Stunningly they also admit there’s no proof the “assault weapons” ban had any impact on crime.




    SundayReview | NEWS ANALYSIS
    The Assault Weapon Myth

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/14/sunday-review/the-assault-weapon-myth.html?_r=1
     
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  2. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    NY already has an AWB so now the NYT is going after semi auto handguns. WA does not so the Seattle times is going after black rifles which they see as the lowest hanging fruit.

    Step by step
     
  3. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    It looks like that editorial came out in September 2014, so no new news. I wonder why we didn't hear about that sooner?
     
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  4. nammac

    nammac I-5 Corridor - West of Portland Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    We just want black rifles, we just want semi-automatic rifles, we just want high capacity handgun magazines, we just want semi-automatic pistols....

    And so it continues until were left with just clubs and rocks...
     
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  5. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    And Swords
    And Machetes
    And Christmas fruit cakes
     
  6. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    that custom M-98 'sniper rifle' you shot your 1st deer with
     
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  7. Charliehorse

    Charliehorse Cascade Mts - State of Jefferson USA Well-Known Member

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    Fixed it for you. :)
     
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  8. nammac

    nammac I-5 Corridor - West of Portland Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Much obliged, autocorrect is killing me, I'm convinced it's a liberal, probably votes democratic too...
     
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  9. Goosebrown

    Goosebrown Beaverton Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    No one that owns a gun reads the NYT.