Posted February 19, 2016 9:26 am by Comments

By Bob Owens

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Tamara Keel dryly noted yesterday that the gun control-obsessed lefties at The Atlantic seem to have a bit of a contradictory break in their “hate-hate” relationship with gun designer Eugene Stoner’s most famous creation.

So, The Atlantic wants to see some kind of legal action against Bushhamster for making the weapon used in the Sandy Hook shooting:

The complaint alleges that while the weapon is suitable for the military and for law enforcement—where it’s used for combat and limited police purposes—in civilian hands, the high-caliber, rapid-fire rifles are essentially killing machines.

But wait! Isn’t this article in the same Atlantic that published the piece by Major General Scales (ret) decrying the M4 as an underpowered unreliable weapon that was getting our soldiers killed in the streets because Hamburger Hill and Black Hawk Down?

The military must change the caliber and cartridge of the guns it gives infantry soldiers. Stoner’s little 5.56-mm cartridge was ideal for softening the recoil of World War II infantry calibers in order to allow fully automatic fire. But today’s cartridge is simply too small for modern combat.

So which is it, The Atlantic? Here in reality, we know that both articles are largely …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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