It feels like a bazooka — and sounds like a cannon.
One day after 49 people were killed in the Orlando shooting, I traveled to Philadelphia to better understand the firepower of military-style assault weapons and, hopefully, explain their appeal to gun lovers.
But mostly, I was just terrified.
Many gun shops turned down our request to fire and discuss the AR-15, a style of semi-automatic rifle popular with mass killers such as San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook and similar to the Sig Sauer MCX rifle used by Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen.
-Dickweed, Gator & Maxwell’s Silver Hammer
The owner of the shop sounds like he’s a big a pussy as the reporter wanting to expand background checks the way he says. It reminds me of the hoops Europeans have to jump through to own a gun and we all know how that’s worked out for them.