Trying to redefine "Assault Weapon"

thebrasilian

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http://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess119_201 ... s/3140.htm

Section 2 Item 2:

(2) 'Assault weapon' means a firearm with any of the following characteristics:

(a) all semiautomatic action, centerfire rifles with a detachable magazine with a capacity of twenty-one or more rounds;

(b) all semiautomatic shotguns with a folding stock or a magazine capacity of more than six rounds, or both;

(c) a firearm which has been modified to be operable as an assault weapon as defined in this item; and

(d) any part or combination of parts designed or intended to convert a firearm into an assault weapon, including a detachable magazine with a capacity of twenty-one or more rounds, or any combination of parts from which an assault weapon may be readily assembled if those parts are in the possession or under the control of the same person.
 

Red Hat

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I'm willing to bet that this bill will die in committee. This guy Gilliard is all alone on this one. No co-sponsors what so ever but it's early. Watch it over the next few months and see if anyone will sign on. Just in case it's still a good idea to contact your Rep.
 

Chili

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So my Mossberg 930SPX is an "assault weapon" but my FAL with a 20rd mag is not? How about an M4? The stock does not collapse. Yeah, I'm being snarky. Just tired of the wimp politicians who make senseless laws that make lawbiding citizens into criminals.

If you are not active in local and state politics, you better get active! We can no longer afford to be the silent majority.
 
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