Skip to comments.Chris Murphy: Federal ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban Would Have Prevented Vegas Attack
Posted on 10/14/2017 6:37:49 AM PDT by rktman
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) says the federal assault weapons ban that lapsed in 2004 would have prevented the Las Vegas attack, had that ban still been in force today.
This claim shows a deep misunderstanding of the assault weapons ban, which did not ban the possession or purchase of assault weapons. Rather, it limited importation and mandated types that could be manufactured in the U.S., thus driving up prices. For a man of means like Stephen Paddock, paying the higher price for an assault weapon would have been no problem.
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At this point, the objective of the DIMS is disarming the citizenry—Nothing more.
Once that is understood, everything they’re doing makes sense.
That Republicans are signing on is more than a little troubling.
AWB did not ban semi autos or bump stocks. Higher capacity mags were banned but still readily available.
Yeah, and the ban on shooting people worked just as well...
Well yeah. What with the gun show loophole and ‘private dealers’. LOLOLOLOLOL!
Just like all the laws against murder have stopped people from killing.
Chris Murphy should feel free to volunteer to knock on doors when the confiscations start, if he’s so committed to the cause of public safety.
All the Hollywood bigshots should feel free to sign as well.
A semi-auto AR with a cheap 7X scope, some basic training beyond spray and pray, would have killed double or triple that amount, with less wounded.
Yeah, assault weapons bans really worked well in Paris, France on November 13, 2015 when 130 were killed by suicide bombers and shooters, 89 at the Eagles of Death Metal show alone by ISIS terrorists wielding “banned” AK47s.
Do not deceive yourself, the vast majority of dims know this is the ultimate goal, and it's a prerequisite for total control.
Everything else is just Kabuki theater...
The mans a fool
Don’t forget he was a pilot and could have killed many more in that crowd with a plane.
Prohibition did stop all Drinking ,D’oh
Didn’t we learn somewhere that his pilot license had been pulled? No way he could have flown a plane without a licens......oh. Sometimes, rules don’t matter.
Sure did. Just ask the kennedys how it worked out for them.
AWB Banned Pistol grips, mag capacity and bayonet mounts.
You can bet fools like Coumo will ban mag capacity (he already has in NY)
He claims no one should have that much power while he has a stable of 500hp plus muscle cars.
The next logical argument is no one needs that much house, or money or girls... food.. happiness... security...
Oh, the AWB did target Adjustable stocks too.
Quite ridiculous none of this can address bump fire without rewriting laws going back 100+ years
The guns in Chicago come out of the hood in Gary Indiana
No one outside the Democrat party and the media (but I repeat myself) gives a rat’s ass what some sh!tstain from CT thinks about guns. We all know that the majority of the subjects there would urinate in their clothes at the sight of a gun kind of like Australia or NYC. Notice to Democrats - No one in real America is buying your bullsh!t
Well senator - the ban DID expire and we’ve been stocking up like crazy for over 20 years just in case you would try something that tyrannical again. There are easily 60 million semi-auto sporting rifles out there alone and most are owned by people who would die before they would ever turn them over. Your move.
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