Correcting media myths on guns
Timothy Carney at the Washington Examiner clears up some of the media-spread confusion about “assault weapons,” “assault rifles,” and “semiautomatic weapons.” A sample:
Again, “semiautomatic” mostly means “not automatic.” You pull the trigger on a semiauto gun like an AR-15, and one bullet comes out. You pull it again, and another bullet comes out. Unlike a single-shot gun, you don’t need to cock it or load it after each shot.
Posted by Lawrence Auster at December 19, 2012 11:03 AM | Send