Video: Kavanaugh, Feinstein Spar Over Guns
By Tom Knighton
When it comes to guns, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Sen. Dianne Feinstein are polar opposites. There’s nothing these two are likely to see eye to eye on when it comes to the future of gun control and gun rights.
Feinstein decided, unsurprisingly, to grill Kavanaugh on assault weapons. In particular, his position on Heller 2 where he found that assault weapons were in common usage.
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“Semiautomatic rifles are widely possessed,” Kavanaugh stated.
“You’re saying the numbers determine the common use? Common use is an activity, it’s not common storage or possession, it’s use,” Feinstein retorted.
“They’re commonly possessed in the United States, Senator, and they are used and possessed but the question is are they ‘dangerous and unusual?’”
Kavanaugh goes on to acknowledge that they’re dangerous because all weapons are dangerous but unusual? Hardly.
Frankly, Feinstein is off her rocker if she believes millions of Americans have purchased AR-15 rifles through the years but never shoot them. It takes a high degree of self-delusion to even begin to think something of that sort.
Kavanaugh handled it well enough. He continued to note that Justice Scalia’s decision upheld bans on machine guns–which I disagreed with, but that’s …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms