Skip to comments.David Hogg: Kavanaugh is Wrong Because AR-15s Shoot Further than Handguns
Posted on 09/08/2018 8:27:03 AM PDT by PROCON
On September 5 gun control activist David Hogg suggested AR-15s cannot be used for self-defense because they shoot further than handguns.
He made this suggestion via a tweet which he sent in response Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaughs testimony that AR-15s and other semiautomatic rifles are used for self-defense.
Kavanaughs full statement was that handguns and semi-automatic rifles are weapons used for hunting and for self-defense.
But Hogg isolated the words self-defense and tried to make a point:
The effective range of an AR-15 is 1600 feet for comparison your typical handgun is 75 feet if youre shooting somebody from 1600 feet away youre not defending yourself...
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This is no ‘’kid’’ anymore but an 18 year adult. Adult as far as the law is concerned but he’s is still an immature, stupid ass, loud mouthed kid who needs to be shut up.
I thought he was in a padded cell already.
3 feet = 1 yard
1600 feet = 533 yards
I don’t know anyone who can accurately use an AR-15 to hit something 5 football fields away. I’m sure it’s doable, but why would you want to?
Part of USMC rifle qualification is just that. Shooting from the 500-yard line.
The “why” is simple. So we can kill people 500 yards away.
Back in 1934, some congressmen wanted to ban and tax handguns along with machine guns as they said a rifle was better for home defense. They failed to get handguns banned.
In 1976, Nelson “Pete” Shields, founder of Handgun Control Inc, told his plans to rid America of handguns in the USA.
Then in 1981, actress Lee Grant went on Good Morning America and poked holes in the air with her finger as she yelled...”THE NRA IS A RIFLE ORGANIZATION! THEY SHOULD GIVE UP THEIR HANDGUNS AND THEY CAN KEEP THEIR RIFLES!”
In 1988 they came after the rifles.
He doesn’t know enough to know that he is an idiot.
***1600 feet = 533 yards***
Elmer Keith claimed he shot deer at 600 yards, with his .44 Mag handgun.
It shoots further than a handgun. Only if you miss.
Ya-but dont-cha-know there is a part in the liberal version of the 2nd amendment where firearms that can be used to shoot stuff over 500 yards away are specifically excluded.
What a shame the kid never learned American civics or history or political theory
It can shoot from 0-1600 feet.
I’ve taken 7 1/2 and 10 1/2 inch 44 mags out to 500 yards when we had ties in our silhouette matches. Normal course is 50, 100, 150 and 200 meters. In the division I shoot you better be able to hit more than one out of five at 500. This is with open sights.
“I dont know anyone who can accurately use an AR-15 to hit something 5 football fields away. Im sure its doable, but why would you want to?”
I don’t know anybody who can’t. Heck, that’s just a standard military qualification distance.
Why does anyone even read the excrement that this little turd produces?
Hogg, you ignorant slut,
Semi-auto shotguns work just fine for self defense in many siyuations.
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