A Column Against the Assault Weapons Ban

Joe Waldron and Dave Workman have written a column in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer about the fear, uncertainty, and doubt used to sell the Assault Weapons Ban.

One of my favorite quotes from the column is from John Sugarman of the Violence Policy Center:

The weapons' menacing looks coupled with the public's confusion over fully automatic machine guns versus semiautomatic assault weapons—anything that looks like a machine gun is assumed to be a machine gun—can only increase that chance of public support for restrictions on these weapons.

The column comes to this conclusion:

Anti-gunners want to ban guns, period, no matter how they mask it, or how they accomplish it.

That's certainly true, whether or not they admit it. At least it appears they are losing their fight.

Josh Poulson

Posted Wednesday, Aug 25 2004 10:33 AM

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