Skip to comments.Handgun type used on Sikhs is mass shooting weapon of choice (Springfield Armory 9mm)
Posted on 08/07/2012 5:23:04 AM PDT by DTogo
Wisconsin shooter Wade Michael Page used a Springfield 9mm semiautomatic handgun to carry out the attack at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, officials said. As in several other recent mass shootings, the gun had been purchased legally, at a Milwaukee-area gun store called the Shooter Shop.
"There is no valid reason for civilians to have assault rifles, semiautomatic handguns and high-capacity magazines," he said. "We have to start ratcheting down the firepower in civilian hands in the United States."
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Who is the “Spearman” mentioned in the article?
As soon as those sorry pitiful cowardly politicians give up their armed protection and the equally pathetic Hollywood elites do the same, I am keeping my arsenal.
well just look to Chicago and the fine job our Community organizer president has done to find out how great gun control works. Works find for mafia and gangs.Lets all just be at the mercy of the scum of the earth.
Does not say who “Spearman” is, in the rush by Reuters to print the horrors of a Springfield Armory 9mm and those evil “high capacity” magazines.
> “There is no valid reason for civilians to have assault
> rifles, semiautomatic handguns and high-capacity
Nobody could have articulated the reason better than this elitist pig who probably has heavily armed bodygards.
What a coincidence that DHS and local LEOs are up-armoring while the mouthpieces of Mordor clamor for disarming the riff-raff.
Josh Sugarmann is the executive director and founder of the Violence Policy Center (VPC). Prior to founding the VPC, Sugarmann was a press officer in the national office of Amnesty International USA and was the communications director for the National Coalition to Ban Handguns.
He is reported to be the guy who launched the idea of using the term "assault weapon" to confuse the public and attack the rights of citizens to own semiautomatic rifles.
"Assault weaponsjust like armor-piercing bullets, machine guns, and plastic firearmsare a new topic. The weapons' menacing looks, coupled with the public's confusion over fully automatic machine guns versus semi-automatic assault weaponsanything that looks like a machine gun is assumed to be a machine guncan only increase the chance of public support for restrictions on these weapons. In addition, few people can envision a practical use for these weapons."
-Josh Sugarmann, Assault Weapons and Accessories in America, 1988 (Source)
Own one, hope to have another.
The XDm 45 4.5 inch bitone is my EDC.
Shoots straight as a laser.
Technological advances will come soon when it won’t be about magazines or bullets but power packs and lasers.
Then what? Regulate everyone back to the stone age?
My reason is that I will be able to defend myself when other people decide that I'm expendable. FMCDH
I wish someone would just publish a guide so I can tell the good guns from the evil guns. That would be so handy.
That makes me feel all warm and fuzzy.
Guns, guns, guns, guns, guns, guns, guns,.....yakitayakitayak.
I don’t give a ratz behind about the GUNZ.
I want to know: WHO WAS HIS SHRINK AND WHAT MEDS WAS HE JACKED UP ON?
Until the focus shifts, the direction is lost.
FU Wisconsin “officials”! Come and get’em!
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