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  •  It May Have to Do With Deaths Per Usage?? (0+ / 0-)

    A gun can only kill multiple people (usually, depending on ammo) with multiple shots. One detonation of a bomb can kill multiple people and do a lot of property damage too.

    Is there any legal concept that falls anywhere near that view?

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 06:19:51 PM PDT

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    •  No, its not that simple (1+ / 0-)
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      "As it happens, the feds applied this narrow WMD definition just last month, when they charged a former U.S. soldier with fighting alongside a terrorist group aiding the Syrian rebellion. A federal affidavit accused Eric Harroun of conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction for firing rocket-propelled grenades in the ranks of Syria’s radical Al Nusra Front. That stirred up a long-running academic and policy debate about the term’s usage."
      Read more: http://swampland.time.com/...

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