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Subject:  Re: Here's why Libs don't get it Date:  1/11/2013  8:50 AM
Author:  warrl Number:  665754 of 876394

Let's Switzerland everyone house has a gun. Isn't that a minefeld? and they are ASSAULT WEAPONS. State of the art fully automatic weapons!

They are "assault rifles". That term actually has a coherent technical definition based on significant features that affect capability.

Unlike "assault weapon", which is usually defined as having three or more out of a list of features most of which have nothing to do with capability - and such definitions usually are accompanied by a list of weapons (specific manufacturer/make/model) that are "assault weapons" in spite of not having three of the features, and a second list of weapons that are not "assault weapons" even though they have three or more of the features.
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