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Reader’s view: Assault rifles aren’t sold to the general public

Published 02/13/2013, Duluth News Tribune

I’m becoming rather concerned about the language used in our current gun-control debate. “Assault rifle” continually gets used, often incorrectly. I believe gun-control advocates like this term because it sounds scary and threatening while ignoring the truth that actual assault rifles are not for sale to private citizens.

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