Monthly Archive: January 2015

Jan 06

Primer II: Why Does Anyone Need an “Assault Rifle”?

In continuing with our introductory “primer” articles, we’ll address the second question on the list. Why do you need an assault rifle? To the uninitiated, two images likely come to mind when they hear these two words. The first being the AR-15, and the second being the AK-47. But are these guns really “assault rifles”? …

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Jan 06

Primer I: Why on Earth Does Anyone Need a Gun?

It’s inevitable. Step into the realm of firearms long enough, and you’ll eventually be asked (a form of) the question… Why do you need a gun? Why do you need an assault rifle? Why do you need a high-capacity magazine? Why do you feel like you need to carry a gun around in public? Don’t …

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