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Assault Weapons

130406-home-defense-musketNow that the it appears “assault weapons” won’t be banned the president is pushing for tougher background checks. Automatic weapons like machine guns where you spray lead all over the place with one pull of the trigger are already illegal . Semi-automatics require a pull of the trigger for each round. Assault weapons are semi-automatics that look scary.

Update: Musket, hell. Here’s a story by John Kass, with amazing video, of a Chicago store owner fighting off an armed robber with a baseball bat.