Hope You Don’t Need Them

by Karl Denninger

…. guns, that is.

You might need them.

Citing firearm sale reports on the southwestern border, Chipman claimed the ATF defines an assault rifle as “any semi-automatic rifle capable of accepting a detachable magazine above the caliber of .22, which would include a .223, which is, you know largely the AR-15 round.”

So basically any rifle that fires one round for each depression of the trigger and can accept a magazine, other than a .22.


Because any rifle that can accept a magazine can accept one of any size.

Note that there is no legal definition of an “assault rifle.” By definition any weapon used offensively against a person is an assault, so such is an “assault rifle”, since a person committed an assault with it — whether it’s fired or not.

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