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Look closely, to the picture to the right: "legal to own and use."

What that stock does, is change a semi-automatic weapon into what I refer to as a "loop-hole legal machine gun."

Now, I'm not going to get into a circular argument about definitions; about what a "machine gun" & "sub-machine gun" & "automatic weapon" are and are not and other  odd, assorted semantics ("it's not called teh clip; it iz teh magazine!!").

What I am going to point out is that sometimes, as most rational people know, technology DOES change - and technology has changed what an assault rifle is and what it now is legally capable of.

Watch the following three YouTubes - yes, it's going to take more than just a few minutes - and then, in the comments, tell me what you think of what you just saw.

I've thought about this for quite a while, and here's what I believe:  any semi-automatic weapon that can be legally modified with a slide-style stock needs to be banned.

Excuse me:  EVERY semi-automatic weapon that can be legally modified with a slide-style stock needs to be banned.

I know the Thompson submachine gun was banned decades ago; I believe it's time to ban these loop-hole legal machine guns too.

This YouTube shows how to "bump fire" an AR15 without a slide stock:

This YouTube shows bump firing at the next level, with a slide stock:

This YouTube shows how easy it is, to put together the loop-hole legal machine gun:

Semantics?  Could care less about 'em.  These are loop-hole legal machine guns.

Your thoughts?

Originally posted to TwoPuttTommy on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 07:42 AM PST.

Also republished by Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA) and Shut Down the NRA.

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