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Having said this, the ban’s impact on gun violence is likely to be small at best, and perhaps too small for reliable measurement. AW s were used in no more than 8% of gun crimes even before the ban. Guns with LCMs are used in up to a quarter of gun cries, but it is not clear how often the out comes of gun attacks depend on the ability to fire more than 10 shots (the current limit on magazine capacity) without reloading.
[I]t is not clear how often the outcomes of gun attacks depend on the ability of offenders to fire more than ten shots (the current magazine capacity limit) without reloading.
Originally posted by 200Plus
In all honesty the only reason I can think of for the ban on platforms firing 5.56mm and 7.62mm, is to limit the potential for "scavenging" from the military in the case of civil uprising.
I do expect 9mm, .40cal, and .45cal to be next on the chopping block.
The desire to ban "evil looking" weapons is simply to provide a crack in the dam, so to speak.
Originally posted by Maxatoria
The real reason is that they are politicians and they need something to hate or support so that they can be seen to be doing their job and get elected and if the electorate
The reason they are targeting ARs and other "assault weapons" is because they are the most efficient tool with which to defeat tyranny.
Originally posted by blamethegreys
Why these guns and clips, if they aren't the problem,
if they aren't going to "save the children"?
Everyone knows that people will find a way to kill other people no matter what they take away