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Tag: Ruger

Jan.
19th

Good gun, bad gun

Part of the problem with an “assault weapon” ban is illustrated by these photos.

The first gun is a hunting/target rifle – a good, respectable gun, right? (Unless you hate all guns equally.) The second gun is a bad assault weapon.

The problem is, the two rifles are the same gun – the Ruger 10/22 – accessorized differently. Their mechanics are identical; they could have rolled off the same assembly line next to each other.

The second gun was turned into an “assault weapon” with after-market accessories. It can’t kill any more people, any faster,

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