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A new buzz word in the battle for an AWB
« on: May 14, 2024, 06:10:52 PM »
Ohio introduced a new bill to ban the possession of Mass Casualty Weapons.  Per the news story, a Mass Casualty Weapon is any semiautomatic firearm designed or modified to fire 31 or more rounds without reloading.  Talking head said that it's intended to eliminate weapons of war that are perfect for mass shootings.  (Insert eye roll here.)  Haven't looked it up yet, but it would seem if this news story is correct, any semi-auto with detachable magazines fits this definition.  I'm guessing Assault Weapon isn't getting the visceral reaction they want. So Mass Casualty Weapon is better for getting the uneducated masses to go along with this one.
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Re: A new buzz word in the battle for an AWB
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2024, 06:16:33 PM »
Ohio introduced a new bill to ban the possession of Mass Casualty Weapons.  Per the news story, a Mass Casualty Weapon is any semiautomatic firearm designed or modified to fire 31 or more rounds without reloading.  Talking head said that it's intended to eliminate weapons of war that are perfect for mass shootings.  (Insert eye roll here.)  Haven't looked it up yet, but it would seem if this news story is correct, any semi-auto with detachable magazines fits this definition.  I'm guessing Assault Weapon isn't getting the visceral reaction they want. So Mass Casualty Weapon is better for getting the uneducated masses to go along with this one.

They know we won the language war on "Assault Weapon" and that they cannot grey the line between a machine gun and a semiautomatic weapon, so they're trying to invent a new term rather than co-opting one that already exists.  Taking a page from the LGBTQWERTY gang and their Pronoun Police.
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Re: A new buzz word in the battle for an AWB
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2024, 06:18:06 PM »
They know we won the language war on "Assault Weapon" and that they cannot grey the line between a machine gun and a semiautomatic weapon, so they're trying to invent a new term rather than co-opting one that already exists.  Taking a page from the LGBTQWERTY gang and their Pronoun Police.

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Re: A new buzz word in the battle for an AWB
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2024, 06:32:06 PM »
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Re: A new buzz word in the battle for an AWB
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2024, 11:00:30 PM »
They know we won the language war on "Assault Weapon" and that they cannot grey the line between a machine gun and a semiautomatic weapon, so they're trying to invent a new term rather than co-opting one that already exists.  Taking a page from the LGBTQWERTY gang and their Pronoun Police.

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Re: A new buzz word in the battle for an AWB
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2024, 11:12:38 AM »
What the intellectually limited anti firearm people just don't seem to get is that crazy and evil people don't give a rat's behind about laws.  I would include the MSM talking heads, writers and producers into the same intellectually limited category as well, with one caveat:  Those folks also fall into the crazy and evil category as well.
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Re: A new buzz word in the battle for an AWB
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2024, 11:24:42 AM »
What the intellectually limited anti firearm people just don't seem to get is that crazy and evil people don't give a rat's behind about laws.  I would include the MSM talking heads, writers and producers into the same intellectually limited category as well, with one caveat:  Those folks also fall into the crazy and evil category as well.


Oh no they understand that perfectly well.

They want the rest of us disarmed so we can’t resist the criminals. Or the government.

The left LOVES criminal shitheads. Why, I’ve never understood but they love them.

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Re: A new buzz word in the battle for an AWB
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2024, 10:03:36 PM »
They know we won the language war on "Assault Weapon" ...

How do you figure? Most on our side still don't know the difference between "assault rifle" and "assault weapon," and we still have people trying to make "modern sporting rifle" happen. Meanwhile, the media keeps referring to every scary gun as a fully semi-automatic assault ____________ that shoots extra-splodey death rays.
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Re: A new buzz word in the battle for an AWB
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2024, 09:07:35 AM »
. . . The left LOVES criminal shitheads. Why, I’ve never understood but they love them.
First, because leftists are - at their core - criminal shitheads themselves. "You have, I want, GIMME!" is their (largely) unspoken credo. So they IDENTIFY with the criminal class.

Second, because crimes committed by criminals provide a convenient excuse to restrict & punish EVERYONE. Unless you were homeschooled, you probably encountered this mindset in the early grades, when a teacher would punish the ENTIRE class for a misbehavior of a few - or even one - student.
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Re: A new buzz word in the battle for an AWB
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2024, 09:40:29 AM »

The left LOVES criminal shitheads. Why, I’ve never understood but they love them.

I think it is because they blame crime on White Male Christian Capitalists.... the criminal shitheads are just innocent pawns of the most monsterous institution to ever exist, Western Civilization.