Posted January 31, 2020 3:44 pm by Comments

By Ammoland

Gun Banner Levine Ebbin Town Hall Explaining the Good Reasons for an Assault Weapon Ban

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Gun Banner Levine Ebbin Town Hall Explaining the Good Reasons for an Assault Weapon Ban

USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Virginia House Delegate Mark Levine would be amusing if he wasn’t so serious.

The Democrat who represents portions of Alexandria, an area just a short row down the banks of the Potomac River from Washington D.C., held a town hall to explain what his bill, HB 961, would do. It would be easy to mistake his pantomime for a comedy sketch. Except, that is, he’s acting out every misnomer and stereotype of a lawmaker who doesn’t know the first thing about the firearms he’s attempting to outlaw.

Del. Levine attempted to distinguish between “legitimate” hunting rifles and “assault weapons” by acting out typecasts and repeating false narratives of how the rifles work. He never considered for a moment that Virginians hunt with the “scary-looking” modern sporting rifles, or that his facts about mass murder events with firearms were completely wrong.

Del. Levine ignores that modern sporting rifles – or MSRs – are semiautomatic rifles, with one round fired for each squeeze of the trigger. …Read the Rest

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