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Myths about assault weapons

An otherwise intelligent friend of mine launched a recent Facebook rant against “weapons that automatically feed bullets and can fire 100 rounds per second. I just don’t get why the Average Joe needs one. Can you explain it to me?” I couldn’t, I admitted. But I could explain that there is no hand-held gun in the world that fires that fast.

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  • Headline: Myths about assault weapons
  • Publication: Editorial, Pages 14 on 01/17/2013
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