The ‘gun grabbers’ are predictably at it again, given the ‘opportunity’ presented to them following a shooting. Their most despised firearm, the AR-15, is yet again in their targets. Evidently though, they are quite confused about this particular gun (which happens to be the most popular style firearm in the United States).
They are calling it an ‘automatic weapon’, an ‘assault weapon’, and a ‘weapon of war’.
The thing is, they are quite wrong on all three…
Additionally, they apparently don’t know that ‘automatic’ weapons have been banned in this country for more than 80 years… since the gangster days of the 30’s.
Note: The firearm generically named ‘AR-15’ is NOT an automatic weapon.
Here’s why they’re wrong, what they don’t know, and why they’re they’re telling you these lies:
An automatic weapon? A fully automatic weapon (a machine gun) is one that fires a succession of bullets so long as the trigger is depressed or until the ammunition supply is exhausted.
A semiautomatic weapon is one that fires a single bullet upon each trigger pull. The vast majority of ALL civilian firearms are semiautomatic in functionality. This includes the AR-15 which is no different in this basic operation from any other semiautomatic firearm. You pull the trigger, and it goes bang with one bullet. Period.
It has been unlawful since 1934 (The National Firearms Act) for civilians to own machine guns (automatic weapons) without special permission from the U.S. Treasury Department. Machine guns are subject to a $200 tax every time their ownership changes from one federally registered owner to another, and each new weapon is subject to a manufacturing tax when it is made, and it must be registered with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in its National Firearms Registry.
So why is the AR-15 such a scary / opportunistic gun for the gun grabbers?
Because of its appearance and style, it looks ‘scary’ and mimics the look of the military M16 and/or M4 rifle/carbine (which are automatic weapons – unavailable to the civilian population). The ‘look’ of an AR-15 can be used to ‘scare’ the gullible sheeple more than any other ‘scary’ looking firearm. So this is their ‘weapon’ of choice…
Assault weapons? There is no definition of an assault weapon. A knife, a hammer, sticks and stones can be ‘assault weapons’. The term is widely used to further ‘scare’ the sheeple and they’ve always ‘tagged’ the AR-15 as an ‘assault weapon’. It somehow ‘assaults’ whereas others do not.
Weapons of war? Recently, Hitlery Clinton said “Let’s keep weapons of war off our streets like the one that was used in Orlando,” The AR-15 is NOT a weapon of war. If our military used the AR-15 in war, they would be ‘sitting ducks’ compared to the actual ‘weapons of war’.
So why does Hitlery, Obama, the mainstream media, and other gun-grabbers lie about these facts? Because truth and facts are immaterial when using their deceit and disinformation to advance their Progressive gun control agenda. Period.
Side note: I even heard Tom Brokaw the other day calling for a ban on the “AR-14” (which doesn’t even exist). They don’t have a clue, and they don’t care, because their ultimate goal is to ban your guns and to take your guns.
Here’s Bernie Sanders, Hitlery Clinton, who are both lying and manipulating the sheeple:
The gun-grabbers of the left have persuaded multitudes of millions that a black gun w/scary looking accessories bolted onto it is a “deadly weapon of war.” It is not.
AR15’s can only spit out bullets at the same rate as my semi-auto .22 caliber rifle – one trigger squeeze = one bullet, like every semi-auto firearm made, period.
Side note: When the Second Amendment was written, all firearms were weapons of war. There were no restrictions. The ability to stand up to tyranny meant having equal arms, any less would put us at a disadvantage. Today, this is no longer the case due to Constitutional Erosion.
The current push for more ‘gun control’ is underway yet again.
“President Obama is not ruling out issuing more executive actions to curb certain types of gun sales, his top spokesman said Monday,” “The president has taken substantial executive actions using as much executive authority as he can,” “I’m not going to rule out additional steps … he’s not going to hesitate to act.”
Why is there blindness and ignorance when it comes to criminals and how they get guns? You think that a criminal gives a crap about gun laws?
Answer: Because it’s NOT about criminals, it’s about the ‘gun control’ and ‘gun disarmament’ agenda. If it were about criminals, there would be far different actions taking place.
Additionally, Obama does not have the authority to issue an executive order restricting our firearms. He just thinks he does.
“The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own. Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by good men with rifles.”
― Jeff Cooper
“The constitution shall never be construed…to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.”
― Alexander Hamilton
“[The Constitution preserves] the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation (where) the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.”
― James Madison
“And what country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time that this people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms….The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants”
– Thomas Jefferson
“No Free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.”
“The strongest reason for people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.”
Side note: I have a feeling that the gun-grabbers and ‘the left’ really do not like Thomas Jefferson.
Side note: Saying that Guns cause Murders is like saying Steering Wheels cause car wrecks.
So, what do you think about this? What’s Obama and the gun-grabbers going to do this time? There’s no doubt in my mind that they will try to ban AR-15’s and/or its ammo (they tried the ammo a few years ago and failed). Is it time to go out and buy another AR-15? 😉