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Old September 28, 2020, 12:31 PM   #42
Don Fischer
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Originally Posted by 50 shooter View Post
Yeah, this kinda went a little sideways and the term to describe military rifles as AW's came up in CA back in the 80's.

As 44 Amp posted, the school yard shooting is what brought on the first ban in CA. Senator Art Agnos was the one that kept pushing the term assault rifle/firearms to describe military weapons.

It will never change now, no matter what we call them or refer to them as. The media and politicians have latched onto the term assault weapon(s) and will continue to use it because it scares people.
Rat's! My 1903 Springfield fully customized is an assault rifle!
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